Threat For Heavy Rainfall And Flash Flooding Continues From The Mid South To The Mid Atlantic; Critical Fire Weather Over The Western U.S.

A slow moving low pressure system will bring a continued threat for heavy rainfall and flooding from portions of the Mid South to the Ohio Valley and Mid Atlantic through midweek. Some areas could see locally significant flooding. Out west,very dry humidity combined with gusty winds will lead to a continued threat for critical fire weather and dry thunderstorms. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau Regional Airport (KCGI)

Lat: 37.23°NLon: 89.58°WElev: 341ft.

Overcast

77°F

25°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.3 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 24 Sep 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

East Prairie MO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 70. South southeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 82. South southwest wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southwest wind around 8 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 73. North wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 70. South southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 82. South southwest wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southwest wind around 8 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 73. North wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Calm wind.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. East wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. East wind 5 to 8 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 6 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 6 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 6 to 11 mph.
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Point Forecast:
East Prairie MO
 36.79°N 89.39°W
3:13 pm CDT Sep 24, 2018
5pm CDT Sep 24, 2018-6pm CDT Oct 1, 2018
 
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