Summer Heat Continues; Severe Weather For Northeast

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in 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 in the forecast for the Northeast into the northern Mid-Atlantic for damaging winds. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Fair

27°C

80°F

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed S 17 km/h
Barometer 1015.0 mb (30.01 in)
Dewpoint 21°C (69°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index28°C (83°F)
Last update 20 Aug 11:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Joplin MO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 24. South wind 11 to 13 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 41. Southwest wind 11 to 14 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 34 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southeast wind 8 to 11 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 22 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Heat index values as high as 34. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Friday
    Night

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

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 29.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 29 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 24. South wind 11 to 13 km/h.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 41. Southwest wind 11 to 14 km/h.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southeast wind 8 to 11 km/h.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Heat index values as high as 34. Calm wind.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Calm wind.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 22.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 32.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 22.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
Joplin MO
 37.08°N 94.5°W (Elev. 304 m)
11:42 pm CDT Aug 20, 2019
12am CDT Aug 21, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2019
 
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