Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Midwest and Plains

Severe storms and heavy rains are likely in the Upper Midwest and Plains through this evening. A long duration heat wave will build across the West through next week with excessive heat watches/warnings in effect from the Southwest to Northwest. TS Josephine is forecast to pass well north of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands while TS Kyle is forecast to move quickly away from land this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

A Few Clouds

26°C

78°F

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 1014.0 mb (29.98 in)
Dewpoint 22°C (71°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index27°C (80°F)
Last update 14 Aug 11:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Joplin MO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 22. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 22 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, increasing clouds and hot, with a high near 33. Heat index values as high as 36. Light and variable wind becoming north 8 to 13 km/h in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 33 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 17. North wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 17 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 32. Northeast wind 3 to 8 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 32 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 32.

    Sunny

    High: 32 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 18.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 18 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 31.

    Sunny

    High: 31 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 22. Calm wind.
Saturday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, increasing clouds and hot, with a high near 33. Heat index values as high as 36. Light and variable wind becoming north 8 to 13 km/h in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17. North wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 32. Northeast wind 3 to 8 km/h.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Calm wind.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 32.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 31.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 32.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
Joplin MO
 37.08°N 94.5°W (Elev. 304 m)
11:42 pm CDT Aug 14, 2020
12am CDT Aug 15, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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