Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain and Heat in the Memorial Day Forecast

Strong to severe thunderstorms and heavy rain with possible flash flooding are expected from Texas to the Upper Mississippi Valley on Memorial Day. Also, a soaking rain with flooding is expected across south-central Florida. Meanwhile, a week of record breaking heat is going to get started across California into the Southwest and Great Basin, as excessive heat warnings stretch across the region. Read More >

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Mostly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed S 15 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1010.7 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 25 May 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles W Arcadia KS

Flash Flood Watch until May 26, 07:00am
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    Flash Flood Watch until May 26, 07:00am

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    7:00am Tue

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Periods of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 3am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 65. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  High near 74. South wind around 9 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  High near 77. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 78. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Memorial Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Periods of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 3am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 65. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. High near 74. South wind around 9 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph after midnight.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. High near 77. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 78. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles W Arcadia KS
 37.64°N 94.66°W (Elev. 879 ft)
1:00 pm CDT May 25, 2020
1pm CDT May 25, 2020-6pm CDT May 31, 2020
 
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