Below Normal Temperatures Continue

A strong cold front will sweep through the East on Wednesday with heavy wet snow from the eastern Great Lakes into northern New England and strong thunderstorms with damaging winds in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. The big story though will continue to be the well below average temperatures behind this storm system or east of the Rockies, as numerous record low temperatures are likely. Read More >

Current conditions at

Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau Regional Airport (KCGI)

Lat: 37.23°NLon: 89.58°WElev: 341ft.

Fair

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 30.20 in (1022.7 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 21 Apr 3:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

East Prairie MO

Frost Advisory April 21, 11:00pm until April 22, 09:00am
Freeze Warning until April 21, 09:00am
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Frost Advisory
Freeze Warning
  •  
    Freeze Warning until April 21, 09:00am

    NOW until
    9:00am Wed

    Freeze Warning

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Widespread frost.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 32. Northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Frost

    Low: 32 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Widespread frost, mainly before 8am.  Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a high near 56. West northwest wind 5 to 11 mph.

    Frost then
    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 56 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Areas of frost after 5am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 35. West northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Areas
    Frost

    Low: 35 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Areas of frost before 8am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 60. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Areas Frost
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. South southeast wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 52. South southeast wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Widespread frost. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 32. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
Wednesday
Widespread frost, mainly before 8am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a high near 56. West northwest wind 5 to 11 mph.
Wednesday Night
Areas of frost after 5am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 35. West northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Thursday
Areas of frost before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 60. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph after midnight.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. South southeast wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Friday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 52. South southeast wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. North northwest wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 70. Light and variable wind becoming north northeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 51. South southeast wind around 7 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
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Point Forecast:
East Prairie MO
 36.79°N 89.39°W
3:15 am CDT Apr 21, 2021
4am CDT Apr 21, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 27, 2021
 
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