National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Unseasonably cold temperatures spreading into central U.S.

A strong cold front will usher a much colder air mass into the central and eastern U.S. for the end of the work week. Temperatures will be 10 to 20 degrees below average in some areas. Rain and snow will be possible across the Great Lakes on Friday as the system crosses the area. Heavy snow is possible in the central Appalachians Friday night.

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Durham County

Zone Forecast

  • Rest Of Tonight Clear. Near steady temperature in the mid 40s. Light and variable winds.
  • Friday Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy in the evening...then cloudy with a chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the lower 40s. East winds around 5 mph...becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Saturday Rain. Much cooler with highs in the upper 40s. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy with rain likely in the evening... Then mostly clear after midnight. Breezy with lows in the mid 30s. North winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.
  • Sunday And Sunday Night Clear. Highs in the lower 50s. Lows in the lower 30s.
  • Monday And Monday Night Mostly clear. Highs in the upper 50s. Lows in the mid 30s.
  • Tuesday And Tuesday Night Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s. Lows in the lower 40s.
  • Wednesday Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows around 50.
  • Thursday Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 60s.