Ian Battering the Florida Peninsula with Catastrophic Storm Surge, Winds, and Flooding

Ian made landfall on mainland Florida as a category 4 major hurricane near 4:30 PM ET south of Punta Gorda near Pirate Harbor. Catastrophic storm surge inundation along with destructive waves is ongoing along the southwest Florida coastline. Hurricane-force winds are expected to spread inland to central Florida near the core of Ian through early Thursday. Heavy rainfall will continue flooding. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

Mostly Cloudy

57°F

14°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed NE 8 mph
Barometer 30.23 in (1023.4 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Sep 3:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Raleigh NC

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers, mainly after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 58. Northeast wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Cloudy then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 64. Breezy, with a northeast wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 64 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 59. Breezy, with a northeast wind 14 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 71. East wind 8 to 13 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers, mainly after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 58. Northeast wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 64. Breezy, with a northeast wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Friday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 59. Breezy, with a northeast wind 14 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Saturday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 71. East wind 8 to 13 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Raleigh NC
 35.79°N 78.65°W (Elev. 328 ft)
3:34 am EDT Sep 29, 2022
4am EDT Sep 29, 2022-6pm EDT Oct 5, 2022
 
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