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Severe Thunderstorm Threats and Areas of Heavy Rain This Week

A weather system producing areas of heavy rain will slowly move northeast along the east coast into mid-week. Meanwhile, a new weather system may produce severe thunderstorms potentially containing large hail, damaging winds, and isolated tornadoes in the Plains and Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain and flash flooding may also develop Wednesday for the Mississippi Valley and Upper Great Lakes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16° N Lon: 94.5° W Elev: 981 ft.

Fair and Breezy



Humidity 52%
Wind Speed S 23 G 30 mph
Barometer 29.45 in (996.3 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 25 Apr 11:53 am CDT
Detailed forecast for

Jasper County

Rest Of Today
Windy. Partly sunny in the late morning and early afternoon then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs around 80. South winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
Showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.
Much cooler. Showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 50s. Temperature falling through the 50s by midday...then near steady in the afternoon. Northwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.
Wednesday Night
Colder. Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of rain showers. Lows around 40. West winds around 10 mph.
Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s. Light wind in the morning becoming south around 10 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Warmer. Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s.
Friday Night And Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 80 percent.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Cooler. Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 50s.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.

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1022 AM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017

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