Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Raleigh / Durham, Raleigh-Durham International Airport (KRDU)

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

Mostly Cloudy

68°F

20°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.0 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 May 9:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Raleigh NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then scattered showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then scattered showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Raleigh NC
 35.82°N 78.65°W (Elev. 262 ft)
7:35 pm EDT May 2, 2016
10pm EDT May 2, 2016-6pm EDT May 9, 2016
 
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