Severe Storms in the Plains; Heavy Rain Potential in the Plains and Southeast

An approaching cold front will produce severe storms, including a few possible tornadoes and flash flooding across the Plains today. A stationary front along the Southeast coast and Florida continues the threat for heavy rainfall and widespread potential for flooding. The heat continues across much of the Southwest, and is building across the Southern Plains once again. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Fair

23°C

74°F

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed S 19 km/h
Barometer 1010.6 mb (29.88 in)
Dewpoint 21°C (69°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 17 Aug 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Girard KS

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9am.  Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then becoming sunny and hot, with a high near 33. Heat index values as high as 39. South wind 14 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 33 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradual clearing toward daybreak, with a low around 24. South wind 14 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 33. Heat index values as high as 41. Southwest wind 16 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind 8 to 14 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 34. South wind 8 to 10 km/h.

    Hot

    High: 34 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 23.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 23 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 34.

    Hot

    High: 34 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 31.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9am. Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then becoming sunny and hot, with a high near 33. Heat index values as high as 39. South wind 14 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 9pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradual clearing toward daybreak, with a low around 24. South wind 14 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 33. Heat index values as high as 41. Southwest wind 16 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind 8 to 14 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.
Monday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 34. South wind 8 to 10 km/h.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 34.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
Girard KS
 37.51°N 94.83°W (Elev. 293 m)
5:41 am CDT Aug 17, 2019
6am CDT Aug 17, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 23, 2019
 
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