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

83°F

28°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.09 in (1017.8 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 15 Jun 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Pittsburg KS

  • Today

    Today: Sunny and hot, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Northeast wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 97. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Hot

    High: 94 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Hot

    High: 96 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 96.

    Hot

    High: 96 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

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

    Hot

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny and hot, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Northeast wind around 6 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 97. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Calm wind.
Thursday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73.
Friday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 96.
Friday Night
A chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Pittsburg KS
 37.42°N 94.69°W (Elev. 892 ft)
9:59 am CDT Jun 15, 2021
10am CDT Jun 15, 2021-6pm CDT Jun 21, 2021
 
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