Mississippi Valley Summer Heat Wave; Severe Thunderstorms and Flooding Possible to the North

A dangerous summer heat wave will continue much of the Plains, Mid/Lower Mississippi Valley, Southeast U.S. today and Thursday. Areas of severe thunderstorms may occur today and again on Thursday from parts of the northern/central Rockies and High Plains into the Ohio Valley and Carolinas. Excessive rainfall over similar areas may bring flash flooding today and Thursday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau Regional Airport (KCGI)

Lat: 37.23°NLon: 89.58°WElev: 341ft.

Fair

97°F

36°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed W 8 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.5 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index109°F (43°C)
Last update 6 Jul 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Cape Girardeau MO

Excessive Heat Warning until July 7, 09:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
  •  
    Excessive Heat Warning until July 7, 09:00pm

    NOW until
    9:00pm Thu

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99. Heat index values as high as 111. South southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Hot

    High: 99 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 78 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Heat index values as high as 109. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the morning.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 100 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. East northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 98 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 70. North northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99. Heat index values as high as 111. South southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Heat index values as high as 109. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. East northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 70. North northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 88. North northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 66. North northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. South southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
Cape Girardeau MO
 37.31°N 89.56°W
2:29 pm CDT Jul 6, 2022
3pm CDT Jul 6, 2022-6pm CDT Jul 12, 2022
 
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