Western Heat and Monsoon Continues; Increasing Moisture in the East

High pressure continues to produce excessive heat and critical fire weather conditions for portions of the west, with heavy rains and potential for flash flooding associated with the monsoons in the southwest. Meanwhile, a cold front approaching the east coast is increasing the humidity and heat index, and bringing potential for heavy rain and flash flooding. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Fair

76°F

24°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.2 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index77°F (25°C)
Last update 16 Jul 2:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Carthage MO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Light south wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 99. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. North wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 97. East wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95.

    Hot

    High: 95 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Light south wind.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 99. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. North wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 97. East wind 3 to 7 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Thursday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73.
Friday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Saturday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 92.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Sunday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
Carthage MO
 37.17°N 94.3°W (Elev. 997 ft)
3:41 am CDT Jul 16, 2018
3am CDT Jul 16, 2018-6pm CDT Jul 22, 2018
 
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