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Extreme Fire Weather Conditions in the Desert Southwest on Thursday

Strong winds, low relative humidity, and dry ground conditions increase the threat for wildfire activity in the Desert Southwest, Great Basin, Central/Southern High Plains and Southeast on Thursday. The greatest concern is in New Mexico and Arizona, where winds of 30 to 40 mph (with gusts up to 50 to 60 mph) and an extremely dry air mass will fuel Extreme-level fire weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

Mostly Cloudy

71°F

22°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed W 9 G 18 mph
Barometer 29.77 in (1007.9 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Apr 9:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Chapel Hill NC

Frost Advisory April 20, 04:00am until April 20, 09:00am
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Frost Advisory
  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 22 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 35. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 35 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 63. Light north wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 35. Light north wind.

    Clear

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 67. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 22 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 35. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 63. Light north wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 35. Light north wind.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 67. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Chapel Hill NC
 35.92°N 79.05°W (Elev. 404 ft)
8:17 am EDT Apr 19, 2018
10am EDT Apr 19, 2018-6pm EDT Apr 25, 2018
 
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