Dangerous Heat Wave from the Midwest to East Coast; Severe Thunderstorms Across Portions of the Upper Midwest

A dangerous heat wave will persist through this weekend. Widespread warnings and advisories for the heat cover most of the eastern two-thirds of the U.S. Heat indices will surge past 100 degrees and even rise above 110 in many locations. Northwest of this dome of heat, severe thunderstorms with the possibility of strong tornadoes and widespread significant wind damage are possible into tonight. Read More >

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Fair

33°C

92°F

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed S 28 km/h
Barometer 1011.8 mb (29.92 in)
Dewpoint 24°C (75°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index39°C (103°F)
Last update 19 Jul 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Mindenmines MO

Excessive Heat Warning until July 20, 08:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
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    Excessive Heat Warning until July 20, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Sat

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 41. South wind around 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.

    Hot

    High: 34 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 24. South wind 16 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny and hot, with a high near 35. Heat index values as high as 42. South wind 18 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.

    Hot

    High: 35 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 24. South wind 13 to 18 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 33. Southwest wind 3 to 8 km/h.

    Hot

    High: 33 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 17.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 17 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 41. South wind around 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 24. South wind 16 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.
Saturday
Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny and hot, with a high near 35. Heat index values as high as 42. South wind 18 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24. South wind 13 to 18 km/h.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 33. Southwest wind 3 to 8 km/h.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 27.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 28.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 30.
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Point Forecast:
Mindenmines MO
 37.48°N 94.58°W (Elev. 292 m)
10:42 am CDT Jul 19, 2019
2pm CDT Jul 19, 2019-6pm CDT Jul 25, 2019
 
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