Severe Storms Across Portions of the Central U.S.; Wet and Windy in the Northwest

A few severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail are expected this today across Kentucky, northeast Minnesota, and from southeast Colorado into the Oklahoma Panhandle. These storms may produce heavy rain and flooding in Kentucky. A strong cold front will sweep through the Northwest U.S. with rain, mountain snow and high winds. Heat and record high temperatures persist in the South. 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

80°F

27°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.2 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 18 May 11:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NW Wake Forest NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 85. Light and variable wind.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers before 8am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  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

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 96. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 93.

    Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 85. Light and variable wind.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 9 mph.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers before 8am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 96. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 93.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NW Wake Forest NC
 36.01°N 78.59°W (Elev. 397 ft)
10:50 am EDT May 18, 2022
12pm EDT May 18, 2022-6pm EDT May 24, 2022
 
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