Enhanced Risk for Severe Thunderstorms Across the Upper Midwest; Flash Flooding Possible from the Upper Midwest to Southern Plains and Desert Southwest Through Friday

Portions of the Upper Midwest will see an increased threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening, with a few strong tornadoes possible. The same region remains on alert for additional flash flood concerns. Heavy rainfall may lead to flash flooding across the Desert Southwest today, and Southern Plains by Friday. Finally, Major-to-record river flooding continues across the Carolinas. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

Mostly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1021.6 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 20 Sep 9:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Raleigh-Durham International Airport NC

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then isolated showers between 11pm and 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then isolated showers between 11pm and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 3 to 5 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon. 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. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Raleigh-Durham International Airport NC
 35.9°N 78.77°W (Elev. 400 ft)
6:46 am EDT Sep 20, 2018
10am EDT Sep 20, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 26, 2018
 
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