Heavy Rainfall And Severe Weather Potential From The Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains; Western Fire Weather Threats Remain Elevated

A low pressure system and front moving through the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy to excessive rainfall and the threat for some severe thunderstorms from parts of the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains. Fire weather threats will remain elevated across the Northwest into the northern Rockies, as a system from the Pacific moves into and through the area over the next few days. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Mostly Cloudy

81°F

27°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1015.7 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 16 Aug 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Sheldon MO

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 94. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 1am and 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Heat index values as high as 93. Light and variable wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 94. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 1am and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Heat index values as high as 93. Light and variable wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Sheldon MO
 37.66°N 94.24°W (Elev. 899 ft)
9:27 am CDT Aug 16, 2018
11am CDT Aug 16, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 22, 2018
 
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