Severe Thunderstorms Possible from Ohio Valley to Mid-Atlantic; Excessive Heat in Central U.S.

Thunderstorms associated with wind damage and a risk for a tornado, will be possible from the Ohio Valley, central Appalachians and Mid-Atlantic states on Thursday. Dangerous heat will be possible from the Central Plains into the northern Gulf Coast though the weekend. Heavy rain in the Southwest U.S. could lead to flash flooding over the next several days as monsoonal conditions persist. Read More >

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

A Few Clouds

94°F

34°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1016.1 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Heat Index102°F (39°C)
Last update 29 Jul 5:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbus KS

Excessive Heat Warning until July 30, 09:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
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    Excessive Heat Warning until July 30, 09:00pm

    NOW until
    9:00pm Fri

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 74. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 105. Light and variable wind.

    Hot

    High: 97 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 74. Light south wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 107. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Hot

    High: 96 °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.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 71 °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 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 74. Calm wind.
Friday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 105. Light and variable wind.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 74. Light south wind.
Saturday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 107. Southwest wind 5 to 8 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. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then a chance of showers between 10am and 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Columbus KS
 37.17°N 94.83°W (Elev. 899 ft)
4:14 pm CDT Jul 29, 2021
6pm CDT Jul 29, 2021-6pm CDT Aug 5, 2021
 
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