Heavy Rainfall And Severe Weather Potential From The Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains; Western Fire Weather Threats Remain Elevated

A low pressure system and front moving through the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy to excessive rainfall and the threat for some severe thunderstorms from parts of the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains. Fire weather threats will remain elevated across the Northwest into the northern Rockies, as a system from the Pacific moves into and through the area over the next few days. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

A Few Clouds

87°F

31°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1020.8 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 16 Aug 11:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Raleigh NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Light south wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  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

    High: 90 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. 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

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Light south wind.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Raleigh NC
 35.82°N 78.65°W (Elev. 262 ft)
10:52 am EDT Aug 16, 2018
12pm EDT Aug 16, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 22, 2018
 
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