JOPLIN, Mo. - Good Saturday evening, everyone. So far, Mother Nature has cooperated with us this weekend. We were chilly on Friday under mostly sunny skies and saw temperatures climb back near 60° for your Saturday afternoon. While our Saturday started with mostly sunny skies, we saw cloud cover begin to pick up this afternoon. Along with rain coming out of the Central Plains on the radar below, both are signs that our next storm system is ready to work in...
Our next storm system will bring in the chance for scattered showers for your Sunday. Along with the clouds and the rain, it will be a bit chillier to wrap up the weekend. After another quick wave on Monday, we'll be watching for a stronger storm system later in the week ahead. Your latest look at the week ahead is right below...
Don't forget that Doug has your long range forecast out through late January down below.
Have a good night and a great Sunday!
Long range forecast through late November:
LONG RANGE FORECAST BASED OFF THE HEADY PATTERN. THIS COVERS NEBRASKA, IOWA, KANSAS, MISSOURI, OKLAHOMA AND ARKANSAS.
End of Next Week: The stronger storm system that'll work in on Wednesday sticks with us for Thursday and Friday. Depending on how temperatures fare Friday, we could have a rain/snow mix to contend with. Staying pretty cool for the weekend.
November 24th - 30th: The next system moves right back in on Monday and Tuesday. This will be a rain event that could end with snow on Tuesday. We warm up for Thanksgiving with our next system rolling in mainly on Black Friday. This as of now mainly looks like a rain event. I think temperatures will stay decent into the holiday weekend.
December 1st - 7th: Mild with rain chances back in on Sunday and Monday. Turning colder with rain or snow on Tuesday. Staying cooler through the middle of the week with rain back in on Thursday and Friday. As we get colder air in on Friday, we could go to snow once again. Cold temperatures settle in for the weekend.
December 8th - 14th: Temperatures moderate for the beginning of the week. Rain and snow chances back in on Tuesday and Wednesday. Turning much colder again for the rest of the week.
December 15th - 21st: A cold start to the week with rain and snow chances on Sunday. We will warm up a bit for the middle of the week. Rain and snow chances right back in on Thursday and Friday with cold temperatures back in for the weekend.
December 22nd - 28th: Mainly a cold week for Christmas. Rain and snow chances on Christmas eve and Christmas day. Staying cool and dry the rest of the week.
December 29th - January4th: Another cool to cold week. Snow chances Sunday and Monday. A week system with some snow showers possible on New Years Day. Cold and dry the rest of the week.
January 5th - 11th: Again, mainly a cold week with rain, ice and snow chances on Monday and Tuesday. Staying cold with our next system in on Friday and Saturday with rain and snow chances.
January 12th-18th: A cold start to the week, but temperatures will warm by mid-week. A few showers in on Friday and Saturday.
January 19th-25th: A mild start to the week with a bigger system in on Tuesday and Wednesday. This will mainly give us rain, but could go over to snow on the backside of the system. Turing much colder the rest of the week with a moderation in temperatures for the weekend. Rain chances back in on Saturday.
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