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Heavy rain and potential flooding in the Plains

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding are likely.
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Current conditions at

Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau Regional Airport (KCGI)

Lat: 37.23°NLon: 89.58°WElev: 341ft.

Partly Cloudy

64°F

18°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 30.31 in (1026.4 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Cape Girardeau MO

  • Today

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 61 °FRising Temperatures

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 80 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Thunderstorms Likely

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Calm wind.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 75 by 4am. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 9 mph in the evening.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 63 by 5pm. East southeast wind around 6 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 6 to 10 mph.
Memorial Day
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. High near 78. South southeast wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 67. South wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 6 to 11 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 9 to 11 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southwest wind around 9 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 6 to 8 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind around 7 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Cape Girardeau MO
 37.31°N 89.56°W
7:15 am CDT May 23, 2015
7am CDT May 23, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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