Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain, and Gusty Winds in the Southern U.S.; Rain and Mountain Snow in the Northwest

A storm tracking along the southern U.S. will bring gusty winds and critical fire weather threats to the High Plains; and potential for severe storms with damaging winds and heavy rain in the Lower Mississippi Valley. A strong Pacific storm will bring lower elevation rain and heavy mountain snow to the Northwest. Snow levels will dip to 1,500 feet creating hazardous mountain travel. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Fair

64°F

18°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 30.19 in (1022.1 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Mar 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Joplin MO

  • Today

    Today: A 10 percent chance of showers after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 70. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10pm.  Low around 49. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Wind chill values as low as 46 early. North wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Light southeast wind becoming south 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 49 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 10 percent chance of showers after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 70. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10pm. Low around 49. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Wind chill values as low as 46 early. North wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43. Light and variable wind.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Light southeast wind becoming south 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
Joplin MO
 37.08°N 94.5°W (Elev. 997 ft)
10:28 am CDT Mar 30, 2020
11am CDT Mar 30, 2020-6pm CDT Apr 5, 2020
 
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