Late Saturday November 23rd – Active week ahead of us
We'll at least enjoy a few quiet and mild days
JOPLIN, Mo. — Good Saturday evening, everyone. We started on a cold note this morning with our departed storm system keeping the cloud cover and some drizzle/flurries around. Once it went far enough east, we saw the skies turn mostly sunny throughout the afternoon as our temperatures stayed cool. We’ll be able to keep the skies mostly clear tonight with nothing on the radar below to worry about…
Even though we stay quiet going into Sunday morning, we have a light south breeze with temperatures near the dew point. That could lead to some patchy fog during the rest of the night. Thankfully, we’ll have a mostly sunny Sunday to enjoy as that south (eventually southwest) wind brings in milder air. However, we’re looking at an active week with storm systems lining up. Your look at the week ahead, including the Thanksgiving holiday, is down below…
Don’t forget that Doug has your long range forecast out through the middle of next January down below. Have a good night and a great Sunday!
Long range forecast through late next January:
LONG RANGE FORECAST BASED OFF THE HEADY PATTERN. THIS COVERS NEBRASKA, IOWA, KANSAS, MISSOURI, OKLAHOMA AND ARKANSAS.
December 1st – 7th: Turning colder with a slight chances for a few flakes leftover from the holiday weekend storm system on Sunday. Mainly a cold to cool week with just slight snow chances on Wednesday. Then a storm system back in for the weekend with rain chances on the 7th.
December 8th – 14th: Rain over to snow on Sunday and Monday. Staying cold through the middle of the week with mild temperatures returning late in the week. Slight chances for rain on Friday with a weak system.
December 15th – 21st: Next storm system rolls in on Monday and Tuesday. This will give us rain chances with much colder temperatures for the rest of the week. Rain and snow chances return on Thursday.
December 22nd – 28th: Mainly a cold week with rain and snow chances on Sunday and Monday. Some light snow could linger into Christmas Eve. Another system with rain and snow chances on Friday and Saturday.
December 29th – January4th: Mainly another cold week. Just a slight chance for rain on Thursday and Saturday with weak fast moving waves.
January 5th – 11th: Rain, snow and ice chances to start the week. Then mainly cold again with rain and snow chances on Thursday. A fast wave over the weekend with a few rain or snow showers.
January 12th-18th: A cool start to the week with mild temperatures for the middle of the week. A weak mid-week wave with a few showers. Bigger system moves in by the weekend.
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