Flash Flood Risk in the Mid-Atlantic; Storms in the High Plains; Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Heavy rain and thunderstorms will pose a flash flood risk for the Mid-Atlantic. Severe thunderstorms are possible through Friday from the northern and central Plains to the Upper Midwest. Elevated and critical fire weather conditions with isolated dry thunderstorm potential across a large part of the West. Above average temperatures are expected in the Southern Plains and Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau Regional Airport (KCGI)

Lat: 37.23°NLon: 89.58°WElev: 341ft.

A Few Clouds

78°F

26°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.0 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 12 Aug 6:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Cape Girardeau MO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. East northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. East northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light north wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. East northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. East northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light north wind.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Calm wind.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. North northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 6 mph in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
Cape Girardeau MO
 37.31°N 89.56°W
7:16 pm CDT Aug 12, 2020
7pm CDT Aug 12, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 19, 2020
 
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