Major Hurricane Lane Nudging Closer to Hawaii; Heavy Rain and Strong Storms in Southwest and East.

The latest Central Pacific Hurricane Center forecast track brings major hurricane Lane closer to Hawaii later this week. A strong low and associated cold front will bring a threat of strong to severe thunderstorms and heavy rain to portions of the Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic, and Northeast. Monsoon moisture may produce local flash flooding in the Southwest and dry thunderstorms in the Great Basin. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

Mostly Cloudy

85°F

29°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed SW 16 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1013.8 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index92°F (33°C)
Last update 21 Aug 2:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Durham NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind around 9 mph.  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

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. North wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 82. North wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. North wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 82. North wind 6 to 8 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
Durham NC
 36°N 78.9°W (Elev. 400 ft)
12:57 pm EDT Aug 21, 2018
3pm EDT Aug 21, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 28, 2018
 
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