Widespread Heat This Week; Monsoon Rain Lingers

Widespread heat concerns are expected through at least midweek as high pressure covers a large portion of the U.S., especially the Central half. Excessive heat warnings and watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the northern Plains to the northwestern Gulf Coast and in parts of the West. Flood watches continue in parts of the Southwest due to the heavy monsoon rain threat. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Fair

85°F

29°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1015.8 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index93°F (34°C)
Last update 26 Jul 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Walnut KS

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers between 1pm and 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 101. East wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 73. East wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 103. Light and variable wind.

    Hot

    High: 94 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 74. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 96 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 74.

    Clear

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 97.

    Hot

    High: 97 °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 95.

    Hot

    High: 95 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers between 1pm and 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 101. East wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. East wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 103. Light and variable wind.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 74. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 74.
Thursday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 97.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75.
Friday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75.
Saturday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 97.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93.
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Point Forecast:
Walnut KS
 37.6°N 95.08°W (Elev. 922 ft)
8:00 am CDT Jul 26, 2021
11am CDT Jul 26, 2021-6pm CDT Aug 1, 2021
 
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