Western Heat Wave Continues; Watching the Gulf of Mexico

A dangerous heat wave will continue to bring record temperatures to much of the West through this week. A tropical disturbance in the southwest Gulf of Mexico will likely form into a tropical depression late this week over the central or northwestern Gulf of Mexico. Heavy rain could begin to impact portions of the northern Gulf Coast on Friday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Fair

73°F

23°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1015.9 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Jun 6:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbus KS

  • Today

    Today: Sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 98. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.

    Hot

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 99. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Hot

    High: 96 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73. South wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Hot

    High: 96 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 92.

    Hot

    High: 92 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92.

    Hot

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 98. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. South wind 3 to 5 mph.
Thursday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 99. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. South wind 6 to 8 mph.
Friday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71.
Saturday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 92.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Columbus KS
 37.17°N 94.83°W (Elev. 899 ft)
7:29 am CDT Jun 16, 2021
7am CDT Jun 16, 2021-6pm CDT Jun 22, 2021
 
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