Active Weather Pattern To Persist Over The Eastern U.S Through Midweek

A slow moving low pressure system will bring rounds of showers and thunderstorms from the Middle Atlantic to the Southeast U.S over the next couple of days. Some of the storms could be severe especially over the Southeast. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas.
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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

59°F

15°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 29.72 in (1006.1 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 4 May 7:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Raleigh NC

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. North wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail.  Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Northwest 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.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 66 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northwest wind around 8 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: 50 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Northwest wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 68 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. North wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Northwest 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 50. Northwest wind around 8 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, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Northwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Raleigh NC
 35.82°N 78.65°W (Elev. 262 ft)
7:35 am EDT May 4, 2016
8am EDT May 4, 2016-6pm EDT May 10, 2016
 
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