Dangerous Heat and Humidity Building from the Plains to the East Coast

A strengthening ridge of high pressure will produce much above average temperatures from the Plains to the East Coast, a true summer heat wave. Highs in the 90s and triple digits combined w/ humidity and dewpoints surging into the upper 70s, if not low 80s, will create heat indices as high as 110 to 115 through this weekend. Air quality will likely be poor due to haze and little air circulation. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

A Few Clouds

75°F

24°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.5 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Jul 6:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NNW Garner NC

Excessive Heat Watch July 20, 11:00am until July 21, 11:00pm
Heat Advisory July 18, 12:00pm until July 18, 07:00pm
Heat Advisory July 19, 12:00pm until July 19, 07:00pm
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Excessive Heat Watch
Heat Advisory
Heat Advisory
  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 103. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 109. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 98 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 78 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Hot

    High: 100 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 78.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 78 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98.

    Hot

    High: 98 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 103. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 109. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 78.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NNW Garner NC
 35.75°N 78.66°W (Elev. 299 ft)
6:11 am EDT Jul 18, 2019
7am EDT Jul 18, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 24, 2019
 
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