Dangerous Heat Building in the South; Severe Storms From Plains To MS Valley

Intensifying high pressure is producing dangerous heat and humidity in the south-central U.S. with heat indexes possibly exceeding 110. Triple digit heat will also continue for some western areas. Elsewhere, a front moving through the central U.S. may produce severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall in parts of the Plains and MS Valley through Friday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

A Few Clouds

76°F

24°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1008.5 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 20 Jul 2:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Joplin MO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Heat index values as high as 108. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 100 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Northeast wind around 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 93. North wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Hot

    High: 93 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 68. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 91.

    Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Heat index values as high as 108. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Northeast wind around 7 mph.
Saturday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 93. North wind 5 to 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 68. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 91.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 90.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 91.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
Joplin MO
 37.08°N 94.52°W (Elev. 1017 ft)
3:12 am CDT Jul 20, 2018
3am CDT Jul 20, 2018-6pm CDT Jul 26, 2018
 
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