Forecast

Early Monday AM May 13th - Warming trend will continue

Watching t-storm chances later this week

JOPLIN, Mo. - Good early Monday morning, everyone. It was nice of Mother Nature to treat us with a nice Sunday to wrap up the weekend. Our Mother's Day may have started off on a cool note with lows in the upper 40s, but we were able to rebound into the upper 60s yesterday afternoon. Even with morning clouds, a few morning showers and a few random t-storms during the afternoon, that didn't stop us from finally warming back up. We may be seeing some patchy fog this morning, but we're keeping quiet on the radar below...

Looking to the work wwek ahead, we'll thankfully continue our warming trend that we started yesterday. Once we get past any patchy morning fog, mostly sunny skies today will allow highs to climb back to about 70 degrees across the area. We'll have quite a warm up by the middle of the week. Even with that going on, we could have minor t-storm chances sneak by before we see our next stronger system by the weekend. Your full forecast is right below...

  

Don't forget that Doug has your long range forecast out through the middle of July down below.

Have a great Monday!

Nick

Long range forecast through Middle July:

LONG RANGE FORECAST BASED OFF THE HEADY PATTERN. THIS COVERS NEBRASKA, IOWA, KANSAS, MISSOURI, OKLAHOMA AND ARKANSAS. 

Numbers each week is my severe weather index.  The closer to 0 the better.  The higher the number the severe weather chances are much greater!  

Next Week:  Thunderstorms to start the week on Sunday.  A brief break, then another storm system on Tuesday and Wednesday.  Again a brief break then a system in on Friday.  Staying mild to warm through the week.  Sunday (4), Tuesday and Wednesday (2's), Friday (4).

May 26th- June 1st:  This will be a warm and very active week.  Sunday looks good, but thunderstorms the rest of the week.  Index:  Monday (2), Tuesday (2), Wednesday (4), Thursday (3), Friday (5), Saturday (6).

June 2nd-8th:  A warm start to the week with thunderstorms on Sunday and Monday.  Heating up mid week with scattered storms on Wednesday and Thursday.  Looks good into the weekend warm temperatures.  Index:  Sunday (2), Monday (4), Wednesday (2), Thursday (2), Friday (1).

June 9th-15th:  Hot start to the week with a few scattered storms on Monday and Tuesday.  Staying warm the rest of the week with slight chances for storms by the weekend.

June 16th-22nd:  A hot start to the week.  Warm temperatures the middle of the week behind a few scattered storms Monday and Tuesday.  Heating back up late in the week with scattered storms on Friday and Saturday.

June 23rd-29th:  A warm start, but the heat kicks in the middle of the week.  The heat will stick around the rest of the week with slight chances for thunderstorms on Friday.  

June 30th-July 6th:  A hot start to the week with a few scattered storms on Monday and Tuesday.  Then hot and dry the rest of the week.

July 7th-13th:  A warm first half of the week with a hot finish.  Scattered thunderstorms on Sunday and Monday.  Then back in for the weekend.

July 14th-20th:  Mainly hot temperatures with scattered thunderstorms on Wednesday and then on Friday and Saturday.

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