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

64°F

18°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1019.3 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 Mar 2:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles WNW Durham NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of rain or drizzle before 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Light northeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. East wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain likely before 1pm, then showers likely after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 65 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Light and variable wind.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain or drizzle before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Light northeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Calm wind.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. East wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
Rain likely before 1pm, then showers likely after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A chance of showers before 1pm, then a chance of rain after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles WNW Durham NC
 36.01°N 79.01°W (Elev. 400 ft)
1:45 pm EST Mar 2, 2024
3pm EST Mar 2, 2024-6pm EST Mar 9, 2024
 
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