Severe Thunderstorms Likely in Texas Today; Potential Widespread Flooding For South-Central U.S. This Week

Severe thunderstorms are likely today in the southern Plains from northwest Texas and the Texas Panhandle into parts of western Oklahoma. These storms will produce very large hail and a few tornadoes. Also, a potential widespread flood event is appearing more likely across the southern Plains into the Arklatex this week, especially in Texas, from repeated rounds of thunderstorms and heavy rain. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau Regional Airport (KCGI)

Lat: 37.23°NLon: 89.58°WElev: 341ft.

Overcast

70°F

21°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed E 10 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.2 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 May 5:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Cape Girardeau MO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then showers likely between 2am and 4am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  High near 74. South southeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southeast wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South southeast wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then showers likely between 2am and 4am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. High near 74. South southeast wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 6 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southeast wind around 6 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South southeast wind 5 to 9 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
Cape Girardeau MO
 37.31°N 89.56°W
5:43 pm CDT May 17, 2021
6pm CDT May 17, 2021-6pm CDT May 24, 2021
 
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