Flash Flood Risk in the Mid-Atlantic; Storms in the High Plains; Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Heavy rain and thunderstorms will pose a flash flood risk for the Mid-Atlantic. Severe thunderstorms are possible through Friday from the northern and central Plains to the Upper Midwest. Elevated and critical fire weather conditions with isolated dry thunderstorm potential across a large part of the West. Above average temperatures are expected in the Southern Plains and Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

Partly Cloudy

91°F

33°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.2 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index98°F (37°C)
Last update 12 Aug 4:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Raleigh NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  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

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Light southeast wind.  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

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Light southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Raleigh NC
 35.82°N 78.65°W (Elev. 262 ft)
3:31 pm EDT Aug 12, 2020
5pm EDT Aug 12, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 19, 2020
 
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