Dangerous Heat Lingers in the Southern U.S.; Heavy Rain and Thunderstorms in the Midwest

Heat advisories linger across the Southern Plains and the Lower Mississippi Valley today for hot temperatures and dangerous heat indices. Also, Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain will roll through the Midwest. Expect flash flooding, damaging winds, large hail and even a few tornadoes from the Central Plains and Mid Mississippi Valley to the western Ohio Valley and Great Lakes. 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

93°F

34°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1019.5 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index97°F (36°C)
Last update 15 Jul 1:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Chapel Hill NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Light south wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 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.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Light south wind.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 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.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Chapel Hill NC
 35.9°N 79.05°W (Elev. 499 ft)
10:07 am EDT Jul 15, 2020
2pm EDT Jul 15, 2020-6pm EDT Jul 21, 2020
 
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