Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding Possible Over Parts of the Eastern United States

Heavy rainfall is expected over portions of the eastern United States through Thursday. Flooding and flash flooding will be possible in some areas. Click the "Read More" link for excessive rainfall forecasts from the Weather Prediction Center. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chapel Hill, Williams Airport (KIGX)

Lat: 35.93°NLon: 79.06°WElev: 509ft.

Thunderstorm

66°F

19°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed W 3 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.1 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Sep 10:56 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Chapel Hill NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 68. South wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 80. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, mainly before 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall. Low around 68. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 80. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers, mainly before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Calm wind.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Chapel Hill NC
 35.92°N 79.05°W (Elev. 404 ft)
9:59 pm EDT Sep 28, 2016
11pm EDT Sep 28, 2016-6pm EDT Oct 5, 2016
 
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