Cold Temperatures Across the Northern and Central Plains; Severe Weather Potential for the East

Severe weather and heavy rainfall potential along with warm temperatures will affect the eastern portions of the country through Sunday as a cold front tracks eastward. Meanwhile, much colder air across portions of the Plains will bring frost and freeze conditions into Sunday morning. Dry, mild and breezy conditions linger for the four-corner region where elevated to critical fire weather remains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

Overcast

23°C

73°F

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed S 15 km/h
Barometer 1020.1 mb (30.14 in)
Dewpoint 21°C (69°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 21 May 6:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Chapel Hill NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 21 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Southwest wind around 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Southwest wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 20 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Northeast wind 5 to 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 25 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 15 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 22 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 17 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Southwest wind around 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Southwest wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Northeast wind 5 to 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Chapel Hill NC
 35.92°N 79.05°W (Elev. 123 m)
6:16 pm EDT May 21, 2022
7pm EDT May 21, 2022-6pm EDT May 28, 2022
 
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