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High Winds Creating Critical Fire Weather Threats in California; Heavy Rains Along Gulf Coast

Strong to high winds are creating critical fire weather conditions across much of California, and explosive fire growth in Southern California. Wind gradients gradually weaken Sunday and through mid next week. Conversely, very wet conditions will develop this week as week along the Gulf Coast; and unsettled weather pattern to the north with snow from the Great Basin to the High Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

Mostly Cloudy

39°F

4°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1023.6 mb)
Dewpoint 24°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill35°F (2°C)
Last update 16 Dec 5:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Durham NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 30. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Scattered sprinkles after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Scattered
    Sprinkles

    High: 55 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Scattered sprinkles before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Calm wind.

    Scattered
    Sprinkles

    Low: 40 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 30. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Scattered sprinkles after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Scattered sprinkles before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Calm wind.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Durham NC
 36°N 78.9°W (Elev. 400 ft)
4:07 pm EST Dec 16, 2017
6pm EST Dec 16, 2017-6pm EST Dec 23, 2017
 
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