Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Upper Midwest

A sweltering and long duration heat wave will build across the West this weekend through much of next week. Excessive heat warnings/watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the Southwest to the Northwest. Dangerous heat is also persisting across the southern Plains. Meanwhile, severe storms are likely in the Upper Midwest with heavy rain/flooding, damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

Mostly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.01 in (1015.7 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 14 Aug 10:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Garner NCSimilar City Names

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Light southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.  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: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Light southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Garner NCSimilar City Names
 35.7°N 78.64°W (Elev. 299 ft)
10:48 am EDT Aug 14, 2020
11am EDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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