Significant Winter Storm in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Plains; Severe Storms Across the Midwest

A strong system has triggered a significant winter storm across the west. Heavy snow, rain and gusty winds will be possible through Tuesday. In the southwest, dry conditions and gusty winds have led to critical fire weather concerns today. By tomorrow, a strong cold front will increase the potential for severe weather across the Midwest. Damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau Regional Airport (KCGI)

Lat: 37.23°NLon: 89.58°WElev: 341ft.

Fair

73°F

23°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed S 14 G 30 mph
Barometer 29.76 in (1007.5 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Feb 1:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Cape Girardeau MO

Wind Advisory February 27, 07:00am until February 28, 03:00am
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Wind Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 75. South wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms, mainly between 3am and 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of rain and thunderstorms before 9am, then a slight chance of rain between 9am and noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 14 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Breezy.
    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain and thunderstorms before midnight, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm between midnight and 3am, then rain likely after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 21 to 25 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    T-storms then
    Rain Likely

    Low: 36 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Breezy, with a northwest wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 47 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of rain after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. South southeast wind around 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of rain before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 53. South wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 75. South wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms, mainly between 3am and 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain and thunderstorms before 9am, then a slight chance of rain between 9am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 14 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and thunderstorms before midnight, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm between midnight and 3am, then rain likely after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 21 to 25 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Breezy, with a northwest wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of rain after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. South southeast wind around 9 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of rain before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. South wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. South wind 7 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. South wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. South southeast wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. South southeast wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Cape Girardeau MO
 37.31°N 89.53°W
2:02 pm CST Feb 26, 2024
2pm CST Feb 26, 2024-6pm CST Mar 3, 2024
 
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