Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain, and Gusty Winds in the Southern U.S.; Rain and Mountain Snow in the Northwest

A storm tracking along the southern U.S. will bring gusty winds and critical fire weather threats to the High Plains; and potential for severe storms with damaging winds and heavy rain in the Lower Mississippi Valley. A strong Pacific storm will bring lower elevation rain and heavy mountain snow to the Northwest. Snow levels will dip to 1,500 feet creating hazardous mountain travel. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Mostly Cloudy

17°C

63°F

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed E 13 km/h
Barometer 1017.5 mb (30.06 in)
Dewpoint 4°C (39°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 30 Mar 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Joplin MO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 10 percent chance of showers after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 21. Southeast wind around 16 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 21 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, mainly after 8pm.  Low around 9. Southeast wind 5 to 14 km/h becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Showers

    Low: 9 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly before 10am.  Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as 8. North wind 10 to 14 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 17 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 6. North wind 6 to 11 km/h becoming light and variable.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 6 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. South wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 21 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 21 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 13 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18.

    Showers

    High: 18 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 10 percent chance of showers after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 21. Southeast wind around 16 km/h.
Tonight
Showers, mainly after 8pm. Low around 9. Southeast wind 5 to 14 km/h becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Tuesday
Showers likely, mainly before 10am. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as 8. North wind 10 to 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 6. North wind 6 to 11 km/h becoming light and variable.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. South wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
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Point Forecast:
Joplin MO
 37.08°N 94.5°W (Elev. 304 m)
2:29 pm CDT Mar 30, 2020
4pm CDT Mar 30, 2020-6pm CDT Apr 6, 2020
 
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