Strong Cold Front Pushing Through the East; Frigid Air Returns To Upper Midwest

A strong cold front will push through the East to produce a number of hazards: heavy to excessive rainfall especially from D.C. to Boston, strong to severe storms in Florida, some snow in New England and gusty winds. Meanwhile, a clipper cold front will sweep through the Midwest and plunge through the Plains to deliver a fresh arctic air mass with frigid temperatures and bitterly cold wind chills. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Fair

-6°C

21°F

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed S 11 km/h
Barometer 1017.4 mb (30.01 in)
Dewpoint -8°C (18°F)
Visibility 14 km
Wind Chill-11°C (12°F)
Last update 23 Jan 9:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Fort Scott KS

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around -5. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: -5 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near -1. Wind chill values as low as -13. North wind 11 to 16 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -1 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -13. North wind 18 to 23 km/h becoming light and variable. Winds could gust as high as 32 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -13 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 2. Wind chill values as low as -16. Southwest wind 8 to 13 km/h increasing to 22 to 27 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 47 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 2 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -6. Southwest wind 8 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -6 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 6.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 6 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -2 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 10.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 10 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 1.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 1 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around -5. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west after midnight.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near -1. Wind chill values as low as -13. North wind 11 to 16 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -13. North wind 18 to 23 km/h becoming light and variable. Winds could gust as high as 32 km/h.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 2. Wind chill values as low as -16. Southwest wind 8 to 13 km/h increasing to 22 to 27 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 47 km/h.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -6. Southwest wind 8 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 37 km/h.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 6.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 10.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Monday
A chance of rain before 3pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 3pm and 4pm, then a chance of snow after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -11.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -3.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -9.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 0.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Scott KS
 37.84°N 94.72°W (Elev. 240 m)
9:26 pm CST Jan 23, 2019
10pm CST Jan 23, 2019-6pm CST Jan 30, 2019
 
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