Threat For Severe Thunderstorms For The Mid Atlantic And Northeast; Hurricane Lane Continues Westward Across the Central Pacific

Showers and thunderstorms will impact the Mid Atlantic and Northeast U.S. on Tuesday. Some of the storms could produce damaging winds, large hail, and heavy rainfall. Localized flooding will be possible. The major I-95 cities from Washington D.C. to New York could be impacted. Major Hurricane Lane will turn northwest and could impact the Hawaiian Islands late week and into the weekend. 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

78°F

26°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.6 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 21 Aug 9:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Raleigh NC

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 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: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind around 6 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: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. North wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. 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, mainly before 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind around 6 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
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. North wind 6 to 8 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
Raleigh NC
 35.82°N 78.65°W (Elev. 262 ft)
7:44 am EDT Aug 21, 2018
9am EDT Aug 21, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2018
 
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