Excessive Heat in the Central U.S. This Week; Monsoon Rains Return to the Southwest Late This Week

A sultry several days is expected across the central half of the U.S. as excessive heat warnings and heat advisories stretch from the northern Plains to the northwestern Gulf Coast. Flash flooding impacts will be possible across northern Utah and Colorado into southern Wyoming late this week into the weekend as monsoonal rainfall ramps back up in complex terrain, burned areas, and urban areas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

Partly Cloudy

23°C

73°F

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed SE 6 km/h
Barometer 1014.8 mb (29.99 in)
Dewpoint 22°C (71°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 27 Jul 2:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Raleigh-Durham International Airport NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southeast wind 8 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 23 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 32 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. South wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 22 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 39. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 34 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 22. Southwest wind 3 to 8 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 22 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 36.

    Hot

    High: 36 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 34 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southeast wind 8 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. South wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 39. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 22. Southwest wind 3 to 8 km/h.
Thursday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 36.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Raleigh-Durham International Airport NC
 35.9°N 78.77°W (Elev. 122 m)
1:26 am EDT Jul 27, 2021
2am EDT Jul 27, 2021-6pm EDT Aug 2, 2021
 
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