Late Saturday November 30th – Windy end to the holiday weekend
At least we'll stay dry for Sunday
JOPLIN, Mo. — Good late Saturday evening, everyone. After we dealt with rain (and a wintry mix for some) on Thanksgiving and t-storms on Black Friday, it was nice to see the sun return this afternoon. That took us from the upper 40s this morning to afternoon highs in the lower 60s across the region. You probably noticed the wind picking up once again late this evening. The backside of the storm system, the same one that has been around this entire holiday weekend, is working in and causing the wind to increase. It also has some snow in parts of northern Kansas and northwestern Missouri on the radar below, but we should stay dry for tonight…
With the increasing wind on the backside of this system, it will guarantee a much cooler Sunday for us. The start of the first work/school week in December will be a quiet one before we see rain chances sneak back in. It’s all due to one of a few waves we’re watching for the week ahead. Your latest breakdown of the week ahead, including our windy Sunday, is right below…
Don’t forget that Doug has your long range forecast out through middle to late 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 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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