Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

Mostly Cloudy

91°F

33°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.8 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index100°F (38°C)
Last update 24 Jul 11:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Raleigh NC

Heat Advisory until July 24, 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until July 24, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Sun

    Heat Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 103. South wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Hot

    High: 97 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 76. Light south wind.

    Clear

    Low: 76 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 101. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Hot

    High: 97 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 76 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 96. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 103. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 76. Light south wind.
Monday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 101. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 76. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 96. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Tuesday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 95. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 95. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 95. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Raleigh NC
 35.82°N 78.65°W (Elev. 262 ft)
12:35 pm EDT Jul 24, 2016
12pm EDT Jul 24, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 30, 2016
 
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