Western Heat and Monsoon Continues; Increasing Moisture in the East

High pressure continues to produce excessive heat and critical fire weather conditions for portions of the west, with heavy rains and potential for flash flooding associated with the monsoons in the southwest. Meanwhile, a cold front approaching the east coast is increasing the humidity and heat index, and bringing potential for heavy rain and flash flooding. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed SW 12 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 16 Jul 2:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Chapel Hill NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 101. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 7 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 101. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Chapel Hill NC
 35.92°N 79.05°W (Elev. 404 ft)
12:19 am EDT Jul 16, 2018
2am EDT Jul 16, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 22, 2018
 
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