Cold Temperatures and Some Snow

A strong cold front and low pressure system will press from the Central U.S. through the East over the next couple of days. The impressive cold front will allow a cold air mass to settle in east of the Rockies and numerous record low temperatures are likely the next few days, especially Wednesday morning. A streak of snow is also expected from the central Plains to northern New England. Read More >

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Fair

45°F

7°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed NE 13 G 21 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.1 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 19 Apr 11:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fort Scott KS

Winter Weather Advisory April 20, 07:00am until April 20, 01:00pm
Freeze Warning April 20, 09:00pm until April 21, 09:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
Freeze Warning
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Cloudy, with a low around 34. North wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain and snow before 2pm, then a slight chance of rain.  High near 44. Wind chill values as low as 26. North wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow

    High: 44 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Widespread frost, mainly after 10pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 29. North wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable.

    Frost

    Low: 29 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Widespread frost, mainly before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Wind chill values as low as 24 early. Northwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Frost then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Areas of frost after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Areas
    Frost

    Low: 34 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Areas of frost before 7am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 58.

    Areas Frost
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 60 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Cloudy, with a low around 34. North wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Tuesday
Rain and snow before 2pm, then a slight chance of rain. High near 44. Wind chill values as low as 26. North wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Widespread frost, mainly after 10pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 29. North wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable.
Wednesday
Widespread frost, mainly before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Wind chill values as low as 24 early. Northwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
Areas of frost after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Areas of frost before 7am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 58.
Thursday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.
Friday Night
A chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Scott KS
 37.84°N 94.72°W (Elev. 787 ft)
11:30 pm CDT Apr 19, 2021
12am CDT Apr 20, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 25, 2021
 
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