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Severe weather, flash flooding possible across parts of central U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Monday afternoon & evening across parts of the central U.S. from northern Oklahoma across the mid-Mississippi Valley and into the Great Lakes. A few strong to severe storms may also occur over parts of the Southeast & mid-Atlantic. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding across parts of the central & southern Plains.
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Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Light Rain

81°F

27°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed S 15 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.3 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 6 Jul 9:53 am CDT

Detailed Forecast

Today
Hot and humid. Partly sunny early in the morning...then a slight chance of thunderstorms late in the morning. Mostly cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs around 90. Heat index readings of around 100 in the afternoon. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Tonight
Cloudy with thunderstorms. Locally heavy rainfall possible. Lows around 70. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.
Tuesday
Thunderstorms. Locally heavy rainfall possible. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds around 10 mph in the morning shifting to the north in the afternoon. Chance of rain 90 percent.
Tuesday Night
Thunderstorms. Locally heavy rainfall possible. Lows in the upper 60s. East winds around 10 mph in the evening shifting to the southeast after midnight. Chance of rain 80 percent.
Wednesday
Thunderstorms likely. Locally heavy rainfall possible. Highs around 80. Southwest winds around 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Wednesday Night
Thunderstorms likely. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly sunny. A 40 percent chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s.
Friday
Partly cloudy. Highs around 90.
Friday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 70s.
Saturday And Saturday Night
Mostly clear. Highs around 90. Lows in the lower 70s.
Sunday
Partly cloudy. Highs around 90.
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423 AM CDT MON JUL 6 2015
 
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