Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, south-central Plains, Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, an enhanced risk of organized severe thunderstorms is possible from Iowa to Illinois and Indiana. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

Overcast

78°F

26°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1017.6 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 19 Aug 8:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Raleigh NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 101. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. 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

    High: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 101. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Raleigh NC
 35.79°N 78.65°W (Elev. 328 ft)
9:23 pm EDT Aug 19, 2019
9pm EDT Aug 19, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2019
 
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