Heavy Rainfall, Flooding, And Severe Thunderstorm Threats From The Mid South To The Great Lakes Today And Tonight

A slow moving low pressure system and cold front will bring the potential for severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds and isolated tornadoes from portions of the Mid South to the Midwest and Great Lakes today and tonight. Heavy rainfall could also lead to flooding concerns. The severe weather threat will shift to the Mid Atlantic and Northeast on Wednesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

Mostly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1022.9 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 25 Sep 12:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Raleigh NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers before 9pm.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 70. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Cloudy then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then a chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
A chance of showers before 9pm. Increasing clouds, with a low around 70. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Raleigh NC
 35.82°N 78.65°W (Elev. 262 ft)
10:06 am EDT Sep 25, 2018
1pm EDT Sep 25, 2018-6pm EDT Oct 1, 2018
 
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