Pacific Storm; Plains Temperature Records; Critical Fire Weather

A Pacific storm could bring areas of heavy snow and gusty winds from Wyoming into Minnesota Tuesday night into Wednesday. Ahead of this, temperatures in the central and northern Plains Tuesday will threaten two dozen or more high temperatures records. Dry, gusty winds are supporting critical fire weather for portions of the southern High Plains and southern Rockies Tuesday through Thursday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Fair with Haze

55°F

13°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 30.23 in (1023.3 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill52°F (11°C)
Last update 9 Mar 12:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Fort Scott KS

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. South wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Breezy, with a south wind 21 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    High: 69 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely, mainly before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.

    Showers

    High: 57 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. South wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Breezy, with a south wind 21 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers likely, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Friday
Showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.
Friday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Saturday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51.
Saturday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Scott KS
 37.84°N 94.69°W (Elev. 896 ft)
11:42 pm CST Mar 8, 2021
1am CST Mar 9, 2021-6pm CDT Mar 15, 2021
 
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