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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Overcast

57°F

14°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed E 15 G 22 mph
Barometer 30.19 in (1022.3 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Mar 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Joplin MO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 56. East wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers before 2am, then areas of drizzle with a chance of rain after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 49. Southeast wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 49 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Areas of drizzle with a chance of rain before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 77. Wind chill values as low as 44 early. Southeast wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. South wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  High near 71. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am.  Low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 63 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 56. East wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers before 2am, then areas of drizzle with a chance of rain after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 49. Southeast wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Areas of drizzle with a chance of rain before 8am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 77. Wind chill values as low as 44 early. Southeast wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. South wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. High near 71. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers after 2am. Low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
Joplin MO
 37.08°N 94.5°W (Elev. 997 ft)
3:41 pm CDT Mar 22, 2017
5pm CDT Mar 22, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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