Winter Storm Impacting the Central and Eastern U.S.; Another Winter Storm Moves into the West

A strengthening winter storm with trailing cold front will continue to progress across the central U.S. today then the eastern U.S. on Wednesday. Areas of heavy snow, severe thunderstorms, record high temperatures, high winds, and critical fire weather are expected due to the storm. Another storm system is likely to spread heavy rain and snow with strong winds across the West later this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

Overcast

59°F

15°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.5 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 Feb 10:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Raleigh NC

  • Today

    Today: Rain likely, mainly between noon and 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 67. South wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Rain
    Likely

    High: 67 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain before 8pm, then a slight chance of rain after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Breezy.
    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely, mainly between 7pm and 1am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Breezy, with a northwest wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. North wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 57 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 49 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain likely, mainly between noon and 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 67. South wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
A chance of rain before 8pm, then a slight chance of rain after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely, mainly between 7pm and 1am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Breezy, with a northwest wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. North wind 6 to 11 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Friday
A chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
Raleigh NC
 35.82°N 78.65°W (Elev. 262 ft)
9:59 am EST Feb 27, 2024
10am EST Feb 27, 2024-6pm EST Mar 4, 2024
 
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