Heavy Rain and Strong-to-Severe Thunderstorms from the Central Miss. Valley to the Mid-Atlantic

A slow-moving weather system in the eastern U.S. will focus showers and thunderstorms from the mid-Mississippi River Valley to the Mid-Atlantic on Thursday. Abundant moisture will allow occasionally heavy rainfall. Flash Flood Watches are in effect in these areas. Severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts and large hail will also be possible in this same area. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

Partly Cloudy

78°F

26°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.7 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 28 Jul 7:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Raleigh NC

Heat Advisory July 28, 12:00pm until July 28, 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 107. 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: 98 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 102. Light southwest wind becoming west 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 107. 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.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 102. Light southwest wind becoming west 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Raleigh NC
 35.82°N 78.65°W (Elev. 262 ft)
3:19 am EDT Jul 28, 2016
8am EDT Jul 28, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 3, 2016
 
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