Notice of NWS' New Version of Forecast
A new version of Forecast will launch April 4, 2017.
Click here to visit the new site for details.

Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

Fair

43°F

6°C

Humidity 31%
Wind Speed NE 9 mph
Barometer 30.60 in (1036.3 mb)
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 23 Mar 9:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Raleigh NC

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 55. East wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 32 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 68. Light south wind becoming southwest 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 55. East wind 6 to 8 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Calm wind.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 68. Light south wind becoming southwest 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. South wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Raleigh NC
 35.82°N 78.65°W (Elev. 262 ft)
9:53 am EDT Mar 23, 2017
10am EDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm EDT Mar 29, 2017
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database