Heat Building and Strong to Severe Storms

A building ridge of high pressure will produce possible record heat and extremely humid conditions over the next several days. The summer heat wave is already present in the south Plains, will expand across the Mid-Atlantic/Northeast and then shift into the Desert Southwest. Meanwhile, a cold front may trigger strong to severe storms w/ heavy rain from the Great Lakes to the south-central Plains Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau Regional Airport (KCGI)

Lat: 37.23°NLon: 89.58°WElev: 341ft.

Fair

26°C

78°F

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed S 9 km/h
Barometer 1012.8 mb (29.92 in)
Dewpoint 22°C (71°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index27°C (80°F)
Last update 18 Aug 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Cape Girardeau MO

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. South southwest wind 10 to 16 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 34 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. South southwest wind 5 to 13 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 41. South wind 5 to 11 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 34 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 km/h in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 35 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 24 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 34. West wind 3 to 8 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 34 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 23 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. South southwest wind 10 to 16 km/h.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. South southwest wind 5 to 13 km/h.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 41. South wind 5 to 11 km/h.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Calm wind.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 km/h in the morning.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Calm wind.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 34. West wind 3 to 8 km/h.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Calm wind.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Calm wind.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Calm wind.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 10 km/h in the morning.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. East wind 3 to 8 km/h.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 km/h in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
Cape Girardeau MO
 37.31°N 89.56°W
6:17 am CDT Aug 18, 2019
8am CDT Aug 18, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 24, 2019
 
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