Powerful Storm To Produce Widespread Hazards This Weekend

A powerful storm will track from the central Plains to the Great Lakes this weekend. This large system will produce several hazards across the Eastern two-thirds of the country; severe storms w/ damaging winds and tornadoes in the TN and Lower MS Valleys, rain and continued flood threat for the OH and TN Valleys and heavy snow w/ blizzard conditions from the central Plains to Upper MS Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Overcast

47°F

8°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 29.80 in (1009.0 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 23 Feb 4:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Fort Scott KS

Wind Advisory February 23, 12:00pm until February 24, 06:00am
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Wind Advisory
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers likely.  Areas of fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a steady temperature around 42. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Fog

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers after 5pm.  Areas of fog before 11am. High near 59. Wind chill values as low as 39 early. Breezy, with a light and variable wind becoming southwest 21 to 26 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers and
    Areas Fog
    then Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 59 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 30. Wind chill values as low as 19. Breezy, with a west wind 23 to 28 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Gradual
    Clearing and
    Breezy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 42. Wind chill values as low as 19. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 21. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 21 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 52.

    Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers likely. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a steady temperature around 42. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers after 5pm. Areas of fog before 11am. High near 59. Wind chill values as low as 39 early. Breezy, with a light and variable wind becoming southwest 21 to 26 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 30. Wind chill values as low as 19. Breezy, with a west wind 23 to 28 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 42. Wind chill values as low as 19. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 21. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming east after midnight.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 52.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow, mainly between 10am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Scott KS
 37.84°N 94.72°W (Elev. 787 ft)
4:12 am CST Feb 23, 2019
5am CST Feb 23, 2019-6pm CST Mar 1, 2019
 
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