Heat, Severe and Fire Weather

Excessive heat warnings persist across the Desert Southwest, while the heat and humidity lingers along the East Coast. An extensive zone of strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and locally heavy rain are expected along a strong cold front from New England to the south-central Plains. Finally, elevated fire weather threats/red flag warnings are likely across the Inter-mountain 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

73°F

23°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.8 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Aug 4:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Raleigh-Durham International Airport NC

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.  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: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am.  Low around 68. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am. Low around 68. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Raleigh-Durham International Airport NC
 35.9°N 78.77°W (Elev. 400 ft)
3:16 am EDT Aug 22, 2019
5am EDT Aug 22, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 28, 2019
 
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