Heavy Rain and Snowmelt Threatens Flooding in Southeast and Mid-Atlantic; Strong Cold Front Presses Across the Northwest

A southern storm system will bring heavy to excessive rain from the Southeast to the Mid-Atlantic through Saturday with a secondary heavy rain threat area from the Lower Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley. Out West, a strong cold front will continue rain, mountain snow and gusty winds into Saturday morning. Another front will bring more unsettled weather to the region by Sunday. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

44°F

7°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed N 6 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.9 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 0.25 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 15 Dec 1:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Raleigh-Durham International Airport NC

Flash Flood Watch until December 15, 05:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until December 15, 05:00pm

    NOW until
    5:00pm Sat

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers before 4am, then rain likely after 4am.  Areas of fog. Low around 47. Light north wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Areas Fog

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely, mainly before 1pm.  Areas of fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 52. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Areas Fog

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Patchy drizzle.  Areas of dense fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 46. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight.

    Patchy
    Drizzle and
    Areas Dense
    Fog

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers before 4pm.  Areas of fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. West wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Areas Fog

    High: 56 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. West wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 60.

    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 34.

    Clear

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 50.

    Sunny

    High: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers before 4am, then rain likely after 4am. Areas of fog. Low around 47. Light north wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday
Rain likely, mainly before 1pm. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 52. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Patchy drizzle. Areas of dense fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 46. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers before 4pm. Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. West wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. West wind 6 to 8 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 34.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 50.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 29.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 52.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Raleigh-Durham International Airport NC
 35.9°N 78.77°W (Elev. 400 ft)
12:33 am EST Dec 15, 2018
2am EST Dec 15, 2018-6pm EST Dec 21, 2018
 
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