Watches, Warnings, and Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Cape Girardeau (MOZ087) Missouri Issued by the National Weather Service


Freeze Warning Freeze Warning - Cape Girardeau (Missouri)

Updated:Fri, 31-Oct-2014 4:05am CDT
Effective:Fri, 31-Oct-2014 4:05am CDT
Expires:Sun, 02-Nov-2014 8:00am CST

Areas affected: Bollinger; Butler; Cape Girardeau; Carter; Mississippi; New Madrid; Perry; Ripley; Scott; Stoddard; Wayne
Instructions: A freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other sensitive vegetation.

Message summary: ...first widespread freezing temperatures of the season expected this weekend...
.canadian high pressure will usher in much colder air into the quad state region behind a cold frontal passage today. As the winds diminish and skies clear out...conditions will be favorable for freezing temperatures late friday night into saturday morning...and again saturday night into sunday morning. Although freezing temperatures will be the primary concern...winds will limit frost development friday night...but moderate to heavy frost will be likely late saturday night.
...freeze warning remains in effect from midnight cdt tonight to 8 am cst sunday...
A freeze warning remains in effect from midnight cdt tonight to 8 am cst sunday. For saturday night and sunday...temperatures should drop below freezing no later than 10 pm cdt saturday night...with lows ranging between 25 and 30 degrees.
* impacts will be two fold. Cold temperatures friday night and saturday morning will damage sensitive plants left uncovered and left outdoors. Moderate to heavy frost expected saturday night and sunday morning will also damage plants. The cold temperatures will put an end to the outdoor growing season.
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