A Large and Slow-Moving Storm System with Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain

A large storm system will slowly track from the south-central U.S. into the East the rest of the week with strong to severe thunderstorms and heavy rain with flooding. Today's threat for severe storms is across Texas toward the Arklatex and heavy rain with flooding from the south-central Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also, critical fire weather threats are present again in New Mexico. 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

24°C

76°F

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed SW 17 km/h
Barometer 1018.3 mb (30.08 in)
Dewpoint 21°C (69°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index25°C (77°F)
Last update 24 May 10:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NW Wake Forest NC

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 22. East wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 22 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 14. North wind 5 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 14 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 21. North wind 5 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 21 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Northeast wind 3 to 8 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 27 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 27 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 17 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 28 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 22. East wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 14. North wind 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 21. North wind 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Northeast wind 3 to 8 km/h.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 29.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NW Wake Forest NC
 36.01°N 78.59°W (Elev. 121 m)
6:05 am EDT May 24, 2022
10am EDT May 24, 2022-6pm EDT May 30, 2022
 
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