Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

Partly Cloudy

16°C

60°F

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed S 6 km/h
Barometer 1019.6 mb (30.12 in)
Dewpoint 12°C (54°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 2 Mar 6:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Chapel Hill NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 11. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 11 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 19. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 8 km/h in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 19 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Northeast wind 5 to 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.

    Chance Rain

    High: 20 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Northeast wind 5 to 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 11 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 23.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 23 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 12 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 19 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 9 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 11. Calm wind.
Sunday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 19. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 8 km/h in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Calm wind.
Monday
A chance of rain, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Northeast wind 5 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.
Monday Night
A chance of rain before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Northeast wind 5 to 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Chapel Hill NC
 35.92°N 79.05°W (Elev. 123 m)
6:17 pm EST Mar 2, 2024
7pm EST Mar 2, 2024-6pm EST Mar 9, 2024
 
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