Summer Heat Continues; Severe Weather For Northeast

A large ridge of high pressure continues to bring summer heat and humidity to several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, southern Plains, Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms are forecast for the Northeast and northern Mid-Atlantic today. Read More >

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Fair

32°C

89°F

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 1014.8 mb (30.01 in)
Dewpoint 25°C (77°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index39°C (102°F)
Last update 21 Aug 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Joplin MO

Flash Flood Watch August 21, 07:00pm until August 22, 10:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 33. Heat index values as high as 39. South wind around 14 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. South wind 10 to 14 km/h becoming east after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 22 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Heat index values as high as 34. East wind 8 to 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 30 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Northeast wind 8 to 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 21 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 27 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 29.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 29 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 33. Heat index values as high as 39. South wind around 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. South wind 10 to 14 km/h becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Heat index values as high as 34. East wind 8 to 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Northeast wind 8 to 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
Joplin MO
 37.08°N 94.5°W (Elev. 304 m)
2:27 pm CDT Aug 21, 2019
3pm CDT Aug 21, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 28, 2019
 
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