Showers and Thunderstorms and Areas of Critical Fire Weather Threats

A series of cold fronts will produce showers and a few strong thunderstorms across parts of the High Plains and into the northern Rockies, and the Mid-Atlantic. Strong, dry winds in the northern Plains, 4-Corners area, and the Southeast will produce critical fire weather threats. Fire weather threats also remain elevated in Guam. Locally heavy rain may cause flash flooding in Hawaii. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

Light Rain

52°F

11°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.3 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill50°F (10°C)
Last update 7 May 8:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles S Raleigh NC

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 66 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light west  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 71. West wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Light and variable wind becoming south 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 70.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light west after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 71. West wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Light and variable wind becoming south 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles S Raleigh NC
 35.77°N 78.65°W (Elev. 299 ft)
3:30 am EDT May 7, 2021
9am EDT May 7, 2021-6pm EDT May 13, 2021
 
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