Severe Storms in the South/Central U.S.; Summer Heat in the West

Active frontal boundaries will bring a potential for severe storms from the South Plains into the Midwest and Ohio Valley today. The greatest potential for storms will be across portions of northern Texas and into central Oklahoma where significant winds may develop. Otherwise, strong winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes will be possible. Out West, above normal temperatures continue. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 29.82 in (1008.8 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 15 Jun 7:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fort Scott KS

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 7 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Scott KS
 37.84°N 94.72°W (Elev. 787 ft)
6:27 pm CDT Jun 15, 2019
8pm CDT Jun 15, 2019-6pm CDT Jun 22, 2019
 
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