Summer Heat Continues; Severe Weather For Northeast

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, southern Plains, Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms are in the forecast for the Northeast into the northern Mid-Atlantic for damaging winds. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

Overcast

82°F

28°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.0 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 20 Aug 8:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Raleigh NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then a chance of showers after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.  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: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 101. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 6 mph.  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: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then a chance of showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 101. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Raleigh NC
 35.82°N 78.65°W (Elev. 262 ft)
7:37 pm EDT Aug 20, 2019
9pm EDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2019
 
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