Severe Thunderstorm and Flash Flooding Risks from Southern Plains to Midwest; Heat Wave Developing in the Southeast

Severe thunderstorms and flash flooding are likely once again from the Southern Plains to the Midwest today. Periodic risks of severe thunderstorms, along with flash flooding, are forecast from the Central and Southern Plains to the Great Lakes and Northeast through the Memorial Day weekend. Above normal temperatures will lead to a heat wave across the Southeastern states into early next week. 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

93°F

34°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed W 12 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1016.9 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index96°F (36°C)
Last update 24 May 2:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Apex NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 90. Light southeast wind.

    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. West wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. West wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Sunny, with a high near 94.

    Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 96.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 90. Light southeast wind.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. West wind 5 to 7 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. West wind 3 to 5 mph.
Memorial Day
Sunny, with a high near 94.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 96.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 96.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Apex NC
 35.72°N 78.86°W (Elev. 413 ft)
12:43 pm EDT May 24, 2019
3pm EDT May 24, 2019-6pm EDT May 31, 2019
 
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