Significant Outbreak Of Severe Thunderstorm And Heavy Rain In The Plains On Monday

A potent spring storm system is expected to produce severe thunderstorms on Monday in the central and southern Plains. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, flash flooding, and large tornadoes are possible. The area most likely to experience significant tornadoes stretches from the Texas Hill Country through Okla. into southern Kansas. Residents here should make a severe weather plan today. Read More >

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

A Few Clouds

71°F

22°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed W 9 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.0 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 May 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fort Scott KS

Flash Flood Watch May 20, 07:00pm until May 21, 07:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 68. East wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 63. East wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 76. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 68. East wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 63. East wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 76. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Scott KS
 37.84°N 94.72°W (Elev. 787 ft)
3:14 pm CDT May 19, 2019
3pm CDT May 19, 2019-6pm CDT May 26, 2019
 
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