Severe Thunderstorms Possible for the Great Lakes into Ohio Valley; Heavy to Excessive Rainfall Over the Southern Plains

Severe thunderstorms will race along a cold front from the Upper Mississippi Valley into the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley with the main threat being damaging winds. The tail end of this front will possibly produce heavy to excessive rainfall across the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley through Saturday. Finally, Major-to-record river flooding continues across the Carolinas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau Regional Airport (KCGI)

Lat: 37.23°NLon: 89.58°WElev: 341ft.

Fair

80°F

27°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.3 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 20 Sep 8:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Cape Girardeau MO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 71. South wind around 7 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 62. North wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 68. North northeast wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. North northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. East wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 71. South wind around 7 mph.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 62. North wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
Showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 68. North northeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. North northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. East wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 8 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South southwest wind around 9 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind around 7 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. North wind around 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. North wind 5 to 8 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 73. North wind around 7 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Cape Girardeau MO
 37.31°N 89.56°W
8:15 pm CDT Sep 20, 2018
9pm CDT Sep 20, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 27, 2018
 
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