Heat Will Continue in the Southeast and Portions of the West

A very hot and humid airmass will persist over portions of the southeast. Afternoon high temperatures in these areas are forecast to reach 95 to 100 degrees with heat index values ranging from 100 to 110 degrees. Hot temperatures are also expected over portions of the west. In the Plains and the mid-Atlantic to the Appalachians, strong thunderstorms are possible with gusty winds. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

Mostly Cloudy

78°F

26°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 27 Jul 2:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Raleigh NC

Heat Advisory July 27, 12:00pm until July 27, 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 107. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Light southwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 106. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Friday
    Night

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

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 107. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Light southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 106. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Raleigh NC
 35.82°N 78.65°W (Elev. 262 ft)
3:40 am EDT Jul 27, 2016
3am EDT Jul 27, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 2, 2016
 
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