Central U.S. Severe Storms and Heavy Rain; Western Fire Weather Threats

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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Overcast

59°F

15°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.0 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 May 9:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Joplin MO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southeast wind 7 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a south wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Breezy, with a south wind 23 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then a chance of showers between 10am and 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Southwest wind 14 to 20 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. North wind 8 to 16 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 63.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southeast wind 7 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a south wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Breezy, with a south wind 23 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then a chance of showers between 10am and 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Southwest wind 14 to 20 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. North wind 8 to 16 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Joplin MO
 37.08°N 94.5°W (Elev. 997 ft)
7:58 pm CDT May 7, 2021
10pm CDT May 7, 2021-6pm CDT May 14, 2021
 
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