Severe Thunderstorms Likely in Texas Today; Potential Widespread Flooding For South-Central U.S. This Week

Severe thunderstorms are likely today in the southern Plains from northwest Texas and the Texas Panhandle into parts of western Oklahoma. These storms will produce very large hail and a few tornadoes. Also, a potential widespread flood event is appearing more likely across the southern Plains into the Arklatex this week, especially in Texas, from repeated rounds of thunderstorms and heavy rain. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

Light Rain

66°F

19°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.26 in (1024.3 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 17 May 6:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Durham NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Light southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Light southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Calm wind.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Light and variable wind.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Light and variable wind.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
Durham NC
 36°N 78.9°W (Elev. 400 ft)
5:07 pm EDT May 17, 2021
7pm EDT May 17, 2021-6pm EDT May 24, 2021
 
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