Florence Departs U.S. But Rivers Will Rise Further In Carolinas; Heavy Rain Continues In Midwest

Heavy rain has come to an end across the Northeast U.S. as Florence moves into the Atlantic, but major-to-record river flooding will continue across the Carolinas for days to weeks as Florence's rainfall makes its way through area river systems. Meanwhile, a stationary front extending through the Midwest will be a focus for heavy rain with localized flash flooding across the Upper Midwest midweek. Read More >

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Fair

78°F

26°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1012.6 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 18 Sep 11:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Joplin MO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 74. South wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 99. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Hot

    High: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 73. South wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Gradual
    Clearing

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 96. South wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 9 to 13 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 72.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 74. South wind around 7 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 99. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 73. South wind 7 to 9 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 96. South wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 9 to 13 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 72.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Joplin MO
 37.08°N 94.52°W (Elev. 1017 ft)
11:12 pm CDT Sep 18, 2018
12am CDT Sep 19, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 24, 2018
 
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