Heat Will Continue in the Southeast and Portions of the West

A very hot and humid airmass will persist over portions of the southeast. Afternoon high temperatures in these areas are forecast to reach 95 to 100 degrees with heat index values ranging from 100 to 110 degrees. Hot temperatures are also expected over portions of the west. In the Plains and the mid-Atlantic to the Appalachians, strong thunderstorms are possible with gusty winds. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau Regional Airport (KCGI)

Lat: 37.23°NLon: 89.58°WElev: 341ft.

Partly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 27 Jul 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Cape Girardeau MO

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. East southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind around 6 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. East southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind around 6 mph.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southeast wind around 6 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. East southeast wind around 6 mph becoming south after midnight.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Cape Girardeau MO
 37.31°N 89.56°W
8:15 am CDT Jul 27, 2016
8am CDT Jul 27, 2016-6pm CDT Aug 2, 2016
 
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