Midwest Heavy Rain and Severe Storms; Poor Air Quality and Elevated Fire Threats In the Northwest; Hurricane Lane Rolls Through Central Pacific

An area of low pressure is expected to lift up through the Midwest and intensify, while producing possible excessive rainfall and severe storms across the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Smoke from wildfires will continue to create poor air quality across parts of Western region. Hurricane Lane continues to move west through the Central Pacific, well east-southeast of Hawaii. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Overcast

71°F

22°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed W 9 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1010.9 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Joplin MO

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 3pm and 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. West wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. North wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. North wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 3pm and 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. West wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. North wind 9 to 11 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. North wind 3 to 8 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
Joplin MO
 37.08°N 94.5°W (Elev. 997 ft)
6:41 am CDT Aug 20, 2018
10am CDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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