An Active Weather Wednesday

Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible on Wednesday in parts of the Ohio Valley, Upper Mississippi Valley and south-central Plains. These storms may produce heavy rain and flooding in the Ohio Valley. Meanwhile, a strong cold front will sweep through the Northwest U.S. with rain, mountain snow and high winds. Finally, heat and record high temperatures are likely across the Southern U.S. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Mostly Cloudy

68°F

20°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 29.82 in (1008.9 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 May 12:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Riverton KS

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southeast wind 6 to 13 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind becoming south 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. South wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Wednesday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southeast wind 6 to 13 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind becoming south 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. South wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Friday
A chance of showers between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Riverton KS
 37.08°N 94.69°W (Elev. 856 ft)
10:58 pm CDT May 17, 2022
1am CDT May 18, 2022-6pm CDT May 24, 2022
 
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