Madeline weakening as it passes just south of Hawaii; Hermine gaining strength as it moves towards Florida

The National Hurricane Center has issued a Tropical Storm Watch, Tropical Storm Warning and a Hurricane Watch for parts of the Southeastern United States as Tropical Storm Hermine churns in the eastern Gulf of Mexico. Meanwhile, Madeline in the Pacific is on a path just south of Hawaii. A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for southern islands. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

Partly Cloudy

87°F

31°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.1 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 31 Aug 5:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Raleigh NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Light west wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Northeast wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Windy, with a northeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 21 to 26 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Windy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Windy.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Windy

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Light west wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. 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. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Northeast wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Windy, with a northeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 21 to 26 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then a slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Labor Day
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 89.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Raleigh NC
 35.82°N 78.65°W (Elev. 262 ft)
5:58 pm EDT Aug 31, 2016
6pm EDT Aug 31, 2016-6pm EDT Sep 7, 2016
 
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