Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, south-central Plains, Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, an enhanced risk of organized severe thunderstorms is possible from Iowa to Illinois and Indiana. Read More >

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Fair

87°F

31°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.1 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index98°F (37°C)
Last update 19 Aug 7:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Girard KS

Heat Advisory until August 20, 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until August 20, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Tue

    Heat Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 74. South wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 74 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 109. South wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Hot

    High: 94 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 101. Light southwest wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 74. South wind around 7 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 109. South wind 7 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 6 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 101. Light southwest wind.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Girard KS
 37.51°N 94.83°W (Elev. 961 ft)
8:27 pm CDT Aug 19, 2019
8pm CDT Aug 19, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2019
 
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