Storms in the East; Monsoons and Fire Weather Out West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms, and, locally heavy rain from the Plains to the Northeast. Monsoon moisture shifts to the east into portions of the southern Plains and may produce excessive rains across portions of the High Plains and desert southwest. Fire Weather threats remain elevated to critical with isolated dry thunderstorms in the Intermountain West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

A Few Clouds

74°F

23°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1019.8 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Aug 4:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Raleigh-Durham International Airport NC

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.  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

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  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: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Raleigh-Durham International Airport NC
 35.88°N 78.81°W (Elev. 302 ft)
4:09 am EDT Aug 17, 2018
5am EDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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