Flash Flood Risk across the Ohio Valley Today; Severe Storms Possible from the Ohio Valley to Southern Plains

Thunderstorms will produce additional heavy rainfall across much of the Ohio Valley through this evening, leading to a moderate risk for flash flooding due to grounds already being saturated across the region. Elsewhere, severe thunderstorms are possible from the Ohio Valley to the Southern Plains, and critical fire weather conditions are forecast across parts of the Pacific Northwest today. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau Regional Airport (KCGI)

Lat: 37.23°NLon: 89.58°WElev: 341ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

86°F

30°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed SW 13 mph
Barometer 29.72 in (1005.8 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 19 Jun 11:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Benton MO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe.  Temperature falling to around 83 by 4pm. Southwest wind around 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 86. West northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Light and variable wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. South southwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe. Temperature falling to around 83 by 4pm. Southwest wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 86. West northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Light and variable wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. South southwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 9 to 11 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 9 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. West southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light southwest after midnight.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Benton MO
 37.11°N 89.57°W
11:18 am CDT Jun 19, 2019
12pm CDT Jun 19, 2019-6pm CDT Jun 25, 2019
 
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