Extreme Fire Weather Threat for Southern California; Heavy Rain for Texas

Extremely critical fire weather threats are in effect for southern California. Unseasonably warm temperatures, very dry fuels and low humidity are contributing to the threats, but the main concern is very strong Santa Ana winds. These winds bring the potential for rapid fire growth and extreme fire behavior. In Texas, steady heavy to excessive rain will keep a flood threat intact through Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

Mostly Cloudy

74°F

23°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1021.6 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 15 Oct 12:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SW Raleigh NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind around 8 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, mainly after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, mainly before 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 70. North wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 61.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind around 8 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, mainly before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. North wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SW Raleigh NC
 35.78°N 78.71°W (Elev. 400 ft)
10:16 am EDT Oct 15, 2018
1pm EDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm EDT Oct 21, 2018
 
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