Severe Storms and Flash Flooding in the Southern Plains

A slow moving storm system is expected to produce a multi-day heavy rainfall and flash flooding event across much of the Central to Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley regions. Severe weather may produce large hail and high winds, but also a threat of tornadoes, across Texas and spreading on Wednesday into the Lower Mississippi, Tennessee and Ohio Valleys. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

Overcast

70°F

21°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.3 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 24 May 6:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Apex NC

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8am and 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 73. North wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Cloudy then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8am and 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 73. North wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Apex NC
 35.75°N 78.85°W (Elev. 417 ft)
6:05 am EDT May 24, 2022
7am EDT May 24, 2022-6pm EDT May 30, 2022
 
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