Heat Across The Southern U.S.; Storms And Heavy Rain in Central U.S.

The early-season heat across portions of the Southern U.S. will continue for much of this week with more potential record high temperatures. On Tuesday, expect 90s and triple digits from the southern Plains into parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also on Tuesday, strong to severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall will be possible from the central Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau Regional Airport (KCGI)

Lat: 37.23°NLon: 89.58°WElev: 341ft.

Mostly Cloudy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.8 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 17 May 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Cape Girardeau Regional Airport MO

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 83. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 7 to 12 mph becoming west 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. West southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light southeast wind becoming south 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Sunny, with a high near 89. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Breezy. Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 83. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 7 to 12 mph becoming west 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. West southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light southeast wind becoming south 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 89. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. North northwest wind around 8 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. North wind 7 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. North northeast wind around 6 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. East wind 5 to 8 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Cape Girardeau Regional Airport MO
 37.22°N 89.57°W
9:16 am CDT May 17, 2022
10am CDT May 17, 2022-6pm CDT May 23, 2022
 
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