Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats Shift From Southern Plains to Lower Mississippi Valley; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy to excessive rainfall with flash flood concerns will shift from the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Elevated to Critical Fire weather threats will linger through the weekend across the Great Basin and central Rockies. Finally, Major to Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and across parts of North and South Carolina this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

Fair

69°F

21°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1019.4 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Sep 2:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Raleigh NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. Light southwest wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers between noon and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 66. Light southwest wind.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers between noon and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. 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 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Raleigh NC
 35.79°N 78.65°W (Elev. 328 ft)
10:05 pm EDT Sep 21, 2018
3am EDT Sep 22, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 28, 2018
 
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