Cool and Blustery in the East; Numerous Fire Weather Threats

Lake effect snow, gusty winds, and cool temperatures persist in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. Gusty winds in the Southwest and into the Plains, and portions of the East will produce elevated to critical fire weather threats. Snow can also be expected in the mountains and into parts of the High Plains. Severe storms with all hazards are expected to develop Friday in the South and Central Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

Mostly Cloudy

59°F

15°C

Humidity 28%
Wind Speed W 14 G 26 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.5 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Apr 3:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Chapel Hill NC

Frost Advisory April 23, 03:00am until April 23, 09:00am
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Frost Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Widespread frost after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 34. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light northwest  in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds then
    Frost

    Low: 34 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Widespread frost before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

    Frost then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 45. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 45 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers.  High near 61. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 8 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers, mainly before 2am.  Low around 53. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 50.

    Clear

    Low: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Widespread frost after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 34. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light northwest in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Friday
Widespread frost before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 45. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Showers. High near 61. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers, mainly before 2am. Low around 53. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 50.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Chapel Hill NC
 35.92°N 79.05°W (Elev. 404 ft)
3:22 pm EDT Apr 22, 2021
4pm EDT Apr 22, 2021-6pm EDT Apr 29, 2021
 
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