Severe Storms & Heavy Rainfall Possible in the Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

Scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall are possible across portions of the Plains through Sunday. Meanwhile, dry weather and gusty winds will result in critical fire weather conditions across the Great Basin and northern Rockies. Elsewhere, tropical storm Dorian in the Atlantic is expected to slowly strengthen and will likely approach the Lesser Antilles by Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Overcast

70°F

21°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SE 8 G 20 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1013.8 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Aug 1:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Joplin MO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 71. Southeast wind around 6 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5pm.  High near 81. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light southeast wind.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then becoming sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 99. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 71. Southeast wind around 6 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5pm. High near 81. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light southeast wind.
Monday
Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then becoming sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 99. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Joplin MO
 37.08°N 94.5°W (Elev. 997 ft)
1:42 am CDT Aug 25, 2019
2am CDT Aug 25, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 31, 2019
 
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