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Severe Thunderstorms in the South/Central Plains and Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms are forecast for the South/Central Plains and Mississippi Valley this afternoon and evening; with an enhanced threat, including a chance for tornadoes, in the ArkLaTex area. High fire danger caused by hot and dry conditions, and strong winds continue in the southern Plains; while an active weather pattern keeps conditions wet with heavy mountain snows out west. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau Regional Airport (KCGI)

Lat: 37.23°NLon: 89.58°WElev: 341ft.

Mostly Cloudy and Breezy

72°F

22°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed S 22 G 30 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.8 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Mar 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

East Prairie MO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southeast wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Steady temperature around 67. South wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 1am.  Low around 52. South southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 73. South southwest wind 6 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. South southwest wind around 7 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Northwest wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southeast wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Steady temperature around 67. South wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 1am. Low around 52. South southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 3 to 5 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 73. South southwest wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. South southwest wind around 7 mph becoming west after midnight.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Northwest wind around 7 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northeast wind around 6 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 69. East northeast wind around 8 mph.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. East northeast wind around 9 mph.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind around 11 mph.
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Point Forecast:
East Prairie MO
 36.79°N 89.39°W
1:59 pm CDT Mar 24, 2017
3pm CDT Mar 24, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 30, 2017
 
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