Heavy Snow for the Northern Rockies & Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

A storm system will bring heavy snow and gusty winds from the northern Rockies to the northern Plains this weekend, along with bitterly cold temperatures. Meanwhile, dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions over parts of California and the Four Corners region. A cold front in the East will bring scattered showers and storms with cool temperatures for the Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Overcast

45°F

7°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed NE 8 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1018.2 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 24 Oct 7:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbus KS

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around 42. East wind around 7 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 54. Wind chill values as low as 38 early. Northeast wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Cloudy then
    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 54 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain.  Low around 36. North wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain.  High near 39. Wind chill values as low as 25. Northeast wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 39 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain, freezing rain, and sleet before 9pm, then a chance of rain or freezing rain between 9pm and 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 30. North wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of rain after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 39 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Widespread frost after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Frost

    Low: 30 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 51.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 51 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Cloudy, with a low around 42. East wind around 7 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of rain after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 54. Wind chill values as low as 38 early. Northeast wind 7 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Rain. Low around 36. North wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday
Rain. High near 39. Wind chill values as low as 25. Northeast wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of rain, freezing rain, and sleet before 9pm, then a chance of rain or freezing rain between 9pm and 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 30. North wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of rain after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.
Tuesday Night
Widespread frost after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
A chance of rain after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 51.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.
Thursday Night
Patchy frost. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Friday
Patchy frost. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 57.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
Columbus KS
 37.17°N 94.83°W (Elev. 899 ft)
6:26 pm CDT Oct 24, 2020
8pm CDT Oct 24, 2020-6pm CDT Oct 31, 2020
 
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