Active Weather for the Plains and Mississippi Valley

A developing storm across the Southern Plains is forecast to bring severe weather that includes large hail and damaging wind gusts, heavy rainfall that could result in flash flooding across portions of the Plains and Mississippi Valley. The effects of this storm will continue through the middle of this week. The Four Corners area will continue to see elevated to critical fire weather conditions. 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

69°F

21°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1019.1 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 4:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Durham NC

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 62. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 62. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tuesday
Showers likely before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers before 9pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Durham NC
 36°N 78.9°W (Elev. 400 ft)
3:53 am EDT May 23, 2022
5am EDT May 23, 2022-6pm EDT May 29, 2022
 
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