Tropical Storm and Storm Surge Warnings Issued for Gulf Coast; Severe Thunderstorms Return to the Northern Plains This Weekend

Tropical Storm Cristobal will move over the central Gulf of Mexico on Saturday, and be near the northern Gulf of Mexico coast on Sunday. Warnings have been issued for life-threatening storm surge and tropical storm force winds. Heavy rain and high surf/rip currents are also expected. There is an enhanced risk for severe thunderstorms across parts of the northern Plains Saturday and Sunday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Fair

74°F

23°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Jun 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Joplin MO

  • Today

    Today: Sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 100. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the morning.

    Hot

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 71. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight.

    Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 93. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Hot

    High: 93 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. East wind 5 to 7 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 100. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the morning.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 71. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 93. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. East wind 5 to 7 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 60.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Joplin MO
 37.08°N 94.5°W (Elev. 997 ft)
4:41 am CDT Jun 6, 2020
6am CDT Jun 6, 2020-6pm CDT Jun 12, 2020
 
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