Central Gulf Coast Flash Flood Threat Lingers; Snowy in the Central Rockies; Fire Danger in Northwest Oregon

Showers and thunderstorms may produce localized flash flooding along a lingering front in the central Gulf Coast. An upper level system will produce up to a foot of heavy snow across southwest Colorado Rockies. Dry, offshore winds will produce near-record temperatures and critical fire weather threats in northwestern Oregon. Read More >

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Overcast

50°F

10°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.5 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill46°F (8°C)
Last update 17 Apr 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fort Scott KS

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Northwest wind around 11 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 53 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Wind chill values as low as 38 early. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 68. Southwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain showers before 8am, then rain and snow showers between 8am and 9am, then rain showers after 9am.  High near 43. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain/Snow
    then Showers

    High: 43 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Widespread frost after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 29.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Frost

    Low: 29 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Widespread frost before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 54.

    Frost then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Northwest wind around 11 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Wind chill values as low as 38 early. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 68. Southwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Tuesday
Rain showers before 8am, then rain and snow showers between 8am and 9am, then rain showers after 9am. High near 43. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Widespread frost after 2am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 29.
Wednesday
Widespread frost before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Friday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Scott KS
 37.84°N 94.69°W (Elev. 896 ft)
2:44 pm CDT Apr 17, 2021
4pm CDT Apr 17, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 24, 2021
 
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