Florence Departs U.S. But Rivers Will Rise Further In Carolinas; Heavy Rain Continues In Midwest

Heavy rain has come to an end across the Northeast U.S. as Florence moves into the Atlantic, but major-to-record river flooding will continue across the Carolinas for days to weeks as Florence's rainfall makes its way through area river systems. Meanwhile, a stationary front extending through the Midwest will be a focus for heavy rain with localized flash flooding across the Upper Midwest midweek. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Fair

24°C

75°F

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed S 11 km/h
Barometer 1014.0 mb (29.98 in)
Dewpoint 22°C (71°F)
Visibility 14 km
Last update 19 Sep 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fort Scott KS

  • Today

    Today: Sunny and hot, with a high near 33. Heat index values as high as 37. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 8 to 13 km/h in the morning.

    Hot

    High: 33 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 22. South wind 8 to 10 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 22 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 32. Heat index values as high as 36. South wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 22 to 27 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 32 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 21. South wind 14 to 21 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Clear
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. West wind 8 to 18 km/h becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 24 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 22 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 25.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 25 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny and hot, with a high near 33. Heat index values as high as 37. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 8 to 13 km/h in the morning.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 22. South wind 8 to 10 km/h.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 32. Heat index values as high as 36. South wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 22 to 27 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.
Thursday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 21. South wind 14 to 21 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. West wind 8 to 18 km/h becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 25.
Sunday Night
Scattered showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
Monday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Scott KS
 37.84°N 94.72°W (Elev. 240 m)
7:27 am CDT Sep 19, 2018
8am CDT Sep 19, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 25, 2018
 
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