Heat Continues For Parts Of Western & Southern U.S. While Monsoon Slowly Begins To Decrease

Another day of dangerous heat is in store for parts of the western and southern U.S. on Tuesday before a cooling trend begins Wednesday. Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect for northern CA and southwestern OR, while Heat Advisories cover parts of the southern Plains/Lower MS Valley. Meanwhile, monsoon will slowly taper off Tuesday in the Southwest, but isolated heavy rain remains possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Fog/Mist

73°F

23°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.04 in (1015.8 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 17 Jul 1:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Joplin MO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 5am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Light east wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Increasing clouds and hot, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 96. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 96. Southeast wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 96.

    Hot

    High: 96 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97.

    Hot

    High: 97 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 5am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Light east wind.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Increasing clouds and hot, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 96. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 96. Southeast wind 5 to 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 96.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75.
Friday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72.
Saturday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 94.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71.
Sunday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 95.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Monday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 94.
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Point Forecast:
Joplin MO
 37.08°N 94.5°W (Elev. 997 ft)
11:56 pm CDT Jul 16, 2018
2am CDT Jul 17, 2018-6pm CDT Jul 23, 2018
 
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