Heat, Severe and Fire Weather

Excessive heat warnings persist across the Desert Southwest, while the heat and humidity lingers along the East Coast. An extensive zone of strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and locally heavy rain are expected along a strong cold front from New England to the south-central Plains. Finally, elevated fire weather threats/red flag warnings are likely across the Inter-mountain West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

A Few Clouds

73°F

23°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.8 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Aug 4:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Raleigh NC

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am.  Low around 69. Light southwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Light northeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Low around 69. Light southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Light northeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Raleigh NC
 35.82°N 78.65°W (Elev. 262 ft)
3:16 am EDT Aug 22, 2019
5am EDT Aug 22, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 28, 2019
 
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