Storm System To Lift From The Southern U.S. To Great Lakes Over The Next Couple Of Days

A storm will develop, intensify and lift northward from the southern Plains to the Great Lakes over the next two days. The weather hazards of most concern today are severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, isolated large hail and tornadoes and heavy rain with possible flooding in the Lower Mississippi Valley and Mid South. Then on Thursday, a zone of heavy snow may fall in Iowa and Wisconsin. Read More >

Current conditions at

Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau Regional Airport (KCGI)

Lat: 37.23°NLon: 89.58°WElev: 341ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

46°F

8°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NE 9 mph
Barometer 30.25 in (1024.5 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 8 Feb 7:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

East Prairie MO

Flood Watch until February 9, 06:00am
Wind Advisory February 9, 12:00am until February 9, 03:00pm
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Flood Watch
Wind Advisory
  •  
    Flood Watch until February 9, 06:00am

    NOW until
    6:00am Thu

    Flood Watch

  • Today

    Today: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 60. East wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 60 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Low around 48. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 14 to 19 mph becoming south southwest 21 to 26 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a steady temperature around 51. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 18 to 28 mph decreasing to 8 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds and
    Breezy

    High: 51 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38. West southwest wind around 7 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. North wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.

    Chance Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. North wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 43. North wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 28. North wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 60. East wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Low around 48. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 14 to 19 mph becoming south southwest 21 to 26 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a steady temperature around 51. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 18 to 28 mph decreasing to 8 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38. West southwest wind around 7 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. North wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. North wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 43. North wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28. North wind 6 to 8 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 49. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. South wind 8 to 10 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. South wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 56. South southeast wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
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Point Forecast:
East Prairie MO
 36.79°N 89.39°W
7:00 am CST Feb 8, 2023
8am CST Feb 8, 2023-6pm CST Feb 14, 2023
 
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