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:Tue, Apr 20, 2021 2:39pm CDT
Effective:Wed, Apr 21, 2021 1:00am CDT
Expires:Wed, Apr 21, 2021 9:00am CDT
Severity:Moderate
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Bollinger; Butler; Cape Girardeau; Carter; Mississippi; New Madrid; Perry; Ripley; Scott; Stoddard; Wayne
 
Instructions: Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold. To prevent freezing and possible bursting of outdoor water pipes they should be wrapped, drained, or allowed to drip slowly. Those that have in-ground sprinkler systems should drain them and cover above- ground pipes to protect them from freezing.

Message summary: ...freeze warning remains in effect from 1 am to 9 am cdt wednesday...
* what...sub-freezing temperatures as low as 28 degrees are expected.
* where...all of southwestern indiana, southern illinois, southeast missouri and portions of western kentucky.
* when...from 1 am to 9 am cdt wednesday.
* impacts...frost and freeze conditions will kill crops, other sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor plumbing.
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