Heat Wave from Montana to the South

An extensive heat wave will consume the Central half of the U.S for the next few days. Widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories stretch from Montana into the South with the potential for a few record high temperatures in the north-central High Plains. Also, severe thunderstorms with hail and damaging winds are expected the next couple of days in the Upper Midwest and Great Lakes. Read More >

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Fair

32°C

89°F

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed SW 7 km/h
Barometer 1016.0 mb (30.04 in)
Dewpoint 24°C (76°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index38°C (100°F)
Last update 27 Jul 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fort Scott KS

Heat Advisory July 27, 01:00pm until July 29, 09:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  • Today

    Today: Sunny and hot, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 39. Calm wind becoming northeast 5 to 8 km/h in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 34 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 23. East wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 23 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 35. Heat index values as high as 42. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 10 km/h in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 35 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 24. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 24 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 36. Light southwest wind increasing to 6 to 11 km/h in the morning.

    Hot

    High: 36 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 24.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 34.

    Hot

    High: 34 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 34.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 34 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny and hot, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 39. Calm wind becoming northeast 5 to 8 km/h in the afternoon.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 23. East wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 35. Heat index values as high as 42. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 10 km/h in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 24. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 36. Light southwest wind increasing to 6 to 11 km/h in the morning.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Friday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 34.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Saturday
A chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 34.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 21.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Scott KS
 37.84°N 94.69°W (Elev. 273 m)
10:58 am CDT Jul 27, 2021
11am CDT Jul 27, 2021-6pm CDT Aug 2, 2021
 
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