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

Wake County

Zone Forecast

  • Rest Of Tonight Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Light and variable winds.
  • Friday Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 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 mid 40s. East winds around 5 mph...becoming west after midnight. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Saturday Rain. Much cooler with highs in the upper 40s. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph in the afternoon. 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 35 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
  • Sunday And Sunday Night Clear. Highs in the lower 50s. Lows in the lower 30s.
  • Monday Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.
  • Monday Night Clear. 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 in the lower 50s.
  • Thursday Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 60s.