Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau Regional Airport (KCGI)

Lat: 37.23°NLon: 89.58°WElev: 341ft.

Fog/Mist

47°F

8°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.5 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Wind Chill45°F (7°C)
Last update 17 Jan 12:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Sikeston MO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 51. West southwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming northwest.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 51 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. North northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. North northeast wind around 7 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 48 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain, mainly after 1am.  Low around 43. East southeast wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain

    Low: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain showers before 5pm, then rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  High near 46. Breezy, with a north wind 6 to 11 mph becoming north 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Showers then
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 46 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain and snow before 7pm, then a chance of snow.  Low around 23. Blustery, with a north wind 18 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Blustery.
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow before 7am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Blustery then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 29 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. North northeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. South southeast wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 51. West southwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming northwest.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. North northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. North northeast wind around 7 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Rain, mainly after 1am. Low around 43. East southeast wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
Rain showers before 5pm, then rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. High near 46. Breezy, with a north wind 6 to 11 mph becoming north 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Saturday Night
Rain and snow before 7pm, then a chance of snow. Low around 23. Blustery, with a north wind 18 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. North northeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.
M.L.King Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. South southeast wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow between 1am and 3am, then a slight chance of rain after 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. South wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. South wind 15 to 17 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind 8 to 13 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Sikeston MO
 36.89°N 89.58°W
12:18 pm CST Jan 17, 2019
1pm CST Jan 17, 2019-6pm CST Jan 23, 2019
 
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