High Flood Risk For Saturated Tennessee Valley and South; Near-Blizzard Conditions Possible for the Plains and Upper Midwest This Weekend

A high risk for flash flooding near a stalled front will continue across the saturated Tennessee Valley and South today. Meanwhile, a storm system producing heavy mountain and rare low elevation snows will shift from the Southwest across the Plains this weekend, with near blizzard conditions. To the south, an outbreak of severe thunderstorms is expected for the Mississippi Valley on Saturday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Fog/Mist

6°C

42°F

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed E 17 km/h
Barometer 1018.0 mb (30.05 in)
Dewpoint 4°C (40°F)
Visibility 8 km
Wind Chill2°C (36°F)
Last update 22 Feb 3:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Joplin MO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 8. East wind around 13 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 8 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 6. Southeast wind 11 to 14 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 6 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a slight chance of showers between noon and 3pm.  Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 14. Wind chill values as low as 7. Southeast wind 11 to 21 km/h becoming southwest 22 to 32 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 14 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around -2. Breezy, with a west wind 29 to 34 km/h decreasing to 21 to 26 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: -2 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 9. West wind 11 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 9 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -4.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -4 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 13.

    Sunny

    High: 13 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 0.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 0 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 13 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 8. East wind around 13 km/h.
Tonight
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 6. Southeast wind 11 to 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a slight chance of showers between noon and 3pm. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 14. Wind chill values as low as 7. Southeast wind 11 to 21 km/h becoming southwest 22 to 32 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around -2. Breezy, with a west wind 29 to 34 km/h decreasing to 21 to 26 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 9. West wind 11 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -4.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 13.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 0.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 7.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 10.
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Point Forecast:
Joplin MO
 37.08°N 94.5°W (Elev. 304 m)
4:12 pm CST Feb 22, 2019
4pm CST Feb 22, 2019-6pm CST Mar 1, 2019
 
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