Heat Across The Southern U.S.; Storms And Heavy Rain in Central U.S.

The early-season heat across portions of the Southern U.S. will continue for much of this week with more potential record high temperatures. On Tuesday, expect 90s and triple digits from the southern Plains into parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also on Tuesday, strong to severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall will be possible from the central Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley. 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

67°F

19°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.79 in (1008.5 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 May 8:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Raleigh-Durham International Airport NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Light north wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 97.

    Hot

    High: 97 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. North wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Light north wind.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 97.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Raleigh-Durham International Airport NC
 35.9°N 78.77°W (Elev. 400 ft)
9:22 pm EDT May 16, 2022
9pm EDT May 16, 2022-6pm EDT May 23, 2022
 
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