Scattered Severe Thunderstorms and Developing Flooding Risk in the Central U.S.; Fire Weather in the West

Scattered severe thunderstorms are expected across portions of the central and southern High Plains this weekend. Elevated to critical fire weather conditions are forecast across parts of the Western U.S. from today into Monday. Heavy rainfall is forecast from the western Gulf Coast into the Midwest from this weekend into much of next week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

West Plains, West Plains Municipal Airport (KUNO)

Lat: 36.88°NLon: 91.91°WElev: 1227ft.

Fair

59°F

15°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1022.9 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 May 9:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Alton MO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers after 5am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  High near 72. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers after 5am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Calm wind.
Saturday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. High near 72. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Alton MO
 36.69°N 91.4°W (Elev. 797 ft)
8:28 pm CDT May 14, 2021
10pm CDT May 14, 2021-6pm CDT May 21, 2021
 
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