Dangerous Heat in the Northeast and Northwest U.S.; Areas of Excessive Rainfall In the Ohio Valley and Southwest

Dangerous heat will continue to impact portions of the Northwest and Northeast U.S. through this evening. Monsoon showers and thunderstorms may result in flash flooding and debris flows from the Four Corners region into the Great Basin this week. A slow moving cold front will bring heavy thunderstorms which may produce excessive rainfall over the Ohio Valley and Mid-Atlantic through Wednesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Overcast

79°F

26°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.11 in (1018.5 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 9 Aug 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Joplin MO

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 93. Southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers between midnight and 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. North wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Northeast wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 66. East wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 94. East wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Hot

    High: 94 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 68.

    Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 95.

    Hot

    High: 95 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 97.

    Hot

    High: 97 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 93. Southwest wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers between midnight and 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. North wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Northeast wind 3 to 8 mph.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 66. East wind 3 to 8 mph.
Thursday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 94. East wind 3 to 7 mph.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 68.
Friday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 95.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70.
Saturday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 97.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71.
Sunday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 100.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73.
Monday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 101.
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Point Forecast:
Joplin MO
 37.08°N 94.5°W (Elev. 997 ft)
9:58 am CDT Aug 9, 2022
11am CDT Aug 9, 2022-6pm CDT Aug 15, 2022
 
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