Widespread, Significant Severe Storms; Blistering Heat; Persistent Monsoon and Fire Weather Threats

A swath of severe weather is forecast from the Middle South to the Great Lakes. Very large hail, significant damaging winds, and tornadoes will be possible; especially; from northwestern Tennessee to southwestern Ohio. The south-central U.S. remains excessively hot, with Heat Indices over 110 degrees. Monsoon moisture continues threats of local flash floods, and dry thunderstorms in the west. 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

83°F

28°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed E 9 G 17 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.4 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 20 Jul 1:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Cary NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. East wind around 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
    Showers

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. North 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

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. East wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. North 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.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Cary NC
 35.79°N 78.79°W (Elev. 472 ft)
2:07 pm EDT Jul 20, 2018
2pm EDT Jul 20, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 26, 2018
 
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