Heavy Rainfall And Severe Weather Potential From The Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains; Western Fire Weather Threats Remain Elevated

A low pressure system and front moving through the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy to excessive rainfall and the threat for some severe thunderstorms from parts of the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains. Fire weather threats will remain elevated across the Northwest into the northern Rockies, as a system from the Pacific moves into and through the area over the next few days. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Mostly Cloudy

81°F

27°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1015.7 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 16 Aug 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Airport Drive MO

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 95. West wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Heat index values as high as 94. South wind around 6 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 95. West wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Heat index values as high as 94. South wind around 6 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Airport Drive MO
 37.15°N 94.5°W (Elev. 961 ft)
9:27 am CDT Aug 16, 2018
11am CDT Aug 16, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 22, 2018
 
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