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 SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.6 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 May 7:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SSE Raleigh NC

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. 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 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 61. North wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 73. North wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Light northeast wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, then showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  High near 81. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am.  Low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 61. North wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 73. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Light northeast wind.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers likely, then showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. High near 81. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SSE Raleigh NC
 35.77°N 78.63°W (Elev. 299 ft)
6:05 am EDT May 24, 2022
8am EDT May 24, 2022-6pm EDT May 30, 2022
 
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