Critical Fire Weather Concerns in the Plains; Powerful Storm in the West; Heavy Lake-Effect Snow Downwind of the Great Lakes

Very warm, dry air combined with winds gusting as high as 30 mph will support critical fire weather concerns across the central Plains through this afternoon. In the west, blizzard conditions in the mountains and heavy coastal rain will prevail through the weekend. Hazardous travel is anticipated. Lake-effect snow will develop over the upper parts of Michigan and southeast Lake Ontario today. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau Regional Airport (KCGI)

Lat: 37.23°NLon: 89.58°WElev: 341ft.

Fair

38°F

3°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 30.32 in (1026.8 mb)
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Feb 8:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles E Cape Girardeau MO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, mainly after 1am.  Low around 37. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of rain before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. South wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 52 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 66. Light south southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. South southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. South wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Chance Rain

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. South wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain, mainly after 1am. Low around 37. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of rain before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. South wind 5 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 66. Light south southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49. South southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday
A chance of rain, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. South wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Monday Night
Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. South wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. South southwest wind around 14 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. North wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. North wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. North northeast wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. North northeast wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles E Cape Girardeau MO
 37.31°N 89.5°W
6:16 pm CST Feb 29, 2024
9pm CST Feb 29, 2024-6pm CST Mar 7, 2024
 
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