An Active Start to the Week

A slow moving and large-scale system will produce widespread rain and thunderstorms the next few days across the central and southern Plains into the Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley. Severe storms will be common across Texas through Tuesday before spreading eastward. The locally heavy rain will produce possible flooding and have a similar transition to the east through midweek. 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

71°F

22°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.3 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 6:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Raleigh NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 5am, then showers likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 65. East wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain
    then Showers
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then showers likely between 10am and 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 76. South wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 5am, then showers likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 65. East wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then showers likely between 10am and 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 76. South wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Memorial Day
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Point Forecast:
Raleigh NC
 35.82°N 78.65°W (Elev. 262 ft)
11:00 am EDT May 23, 2022
6pm EDT May 23, 2022-6pm EDT May 30, 2022
 
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