Zeta Landfall Expected Wednesday; Southern Plains Snow and Ice to Taper Off

Areas of snow, sleet, and freezing rain will slowly taper off across portions of the southern Plains on Wednesday as warmer air is drawn north ahead of Zeta. Zeta is forecast to bring hurricane conditions, life-threatening storm surge, and heavy rainfall to portions of the northern Gulf Coast by Wednesday evening. Heavy rainfall is expected through Thursday along Zeta's track to the Mid-Atlantic. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Overcast

35°F

2°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 30.20 in (1023.2 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill31°F (-1°C)
Last update 27 Oct 11:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles S Fort Scott KS

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 33. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 33 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers, mainly after 1pm.  High near 47. Wind chill values as low as 30 early. Northeast wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 47 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers.  Patchy fog before 7pm. Low around 40. North wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers, mainly before 1pm.  High near 47. Wind chill values as low as 31 early. North wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 47 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 30. North wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 30 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 56.

    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 50 percent chance of showers. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 33. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Showers, mainly after 1pm. High near 47. Wind chill values as low as 30 early. Northeast wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers. Patchy fog before 7pm. Low around 40. North wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Thursday
Showers, mainly before 1pm. High near 47. Wind chill values as low as 31 early. North wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30. North wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light after midnight.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 56.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 52.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles S Fort Scott KS
 37.77°N 94.69°W (Elev. 899 ft)
11:42 pm CDT Oct 27, 2020
12am CDT Oct 28, 2020-6pm CST Nov 2, 2020
 
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