Severe Thunderstorms and Flash Flooding in the Central U.S.; A Dangerous Heatwave Coming to the West

A slow moving cold front will bring multiple rounds of widespread heavy rain, localized flash flooding, and severe thunderstorms from the central Plains into the Great Lakes through Saturday. A dangerous heatwave with record breaking and triple digit temperatures is expected this weekend into next week over the Northwest U.S. Excessive Heat Watches and Warnings have been issued. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Fair

88°F

31°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed S 17 G 30 mph
Barometer 29.82 in (1008.4 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index93°F (34°C)
Last update 24 Jun 7:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles W Arcadia KS

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. South wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 79 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 105. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 94 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 87. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Low around 70. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  High near 81. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. South wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 105. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 87. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Low around 70. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. High near 81. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles W Arcadia KS
 37.64°N 94.66°W (Elev. 879 ft)
7:44 pm CDT Jun 24, 2021
8pm CDT Jun 24, 2021-6pm CDT Jul 1, 2021
 
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