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Extreme Fire Weather Conditions in the Desert Southwest on Thursday

Strong winds, low relative humidity, and dry ground conditions increase the threat for wildfire activity in the Desert Southwest, Great Basin, Central/Southern High Plains and Southeast on Thursday. The greatest concern is in New Mexico and Arizona, where winds of 30 to 40 mph (with gusts up to 50 to 60 mph) and an extremely dry air mass will fuel Extreme-level fire weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

Partly Cloudy

72°F

22°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed NW 8 G 18 mph
Barometer 29.79 in (1008.1 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Apr 10:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Durham NC

Frost Advisory April 20, 04:00am until April 20, 09:00am
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Frost Advisory
  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 37. North wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 63. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 35. Calm wind.

    Clear

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 67. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 37. North wind 5 to 9 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 63. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 35. Calm wind.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 67. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Durham NC
 35.98°N 78.9°W (Elev. 377 ft)
10:12 am EDT Apr 19, 2018
11am EDT Apr 19, 2018-6pm EDT Apr 25, 2018
 
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