Heavy Rain Persists in the Northeast, Turning Unsettled in the Inter-mountain West

The threat for heavy rain will continue over portions of the Northeast this weekend. Snowmelt combined with the rainfall may worsen flooding, especially over parts of northern New England. Elsewhere, unsettled weather with mainly light precipitation is expected over portions of the Western U.S., while very warm temperatures return to the Central Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Fair

11°C

51°F

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed SW 7 km/h
Barometer 1016.8 mb (30.03 in)
Dewpoint 4°C (39°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill9°C (49°F)
Last update 20 Apr 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fort Scott KS

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 23. Southwest wind 8 to 14 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 23 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 12. South wind 11 to 14 km/h.

    Clear

    Low: 12 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Breezy, with a south wind 18 to 28 km/h increasing to 29 to 39 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.

    Sunny then
    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 28 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. South wind 27 to 32 km/h decreasing to 21 to 26 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 47 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Southwest wind 23 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 24 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 13 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 20. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 20 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 11.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 11 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 21 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 23. Southwest wind 8 to 14 km/h.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 12. South wind 11 to 14 km/h.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Breezy, with a south wind 18 to 28 km/h increasing to 29 to 39 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. South wind 27 to 32 km/h decreasing to 21 to 26 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 47 km/h.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Southwest wind 23 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 20. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 11.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 24.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Scott KS
 37.84°N 94.72°W (Elev. 240 m)
7:57 am CDT Apr 20, 2019
9am CDT Apr 20, 2019-6pm CDT Apr 26, 2019
 
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