Severe Storms & Heavy Rainfall Possible in the Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

Scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall are possible across portions of the Plains through Monday. Meanwhile, dry weather and gusty winds will result in critical fire weather conditions across the Great Basin and northern Rockies. Elsewhere, tropical storm Dorian in the Atlantic is expected to slowly strengthen and will likely approach the Lesser Antilles by Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

Mostly Cloudy

75°F

24°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed NE 8 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1018.9 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Aug 5:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Raleigh NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Northeast wind around 9 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Light north wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Northeast wind around 9 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Light north wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 40%. 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 before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Raleigh NC
 35.82°N 78.65°W (Elev. 262 ft)
5:05 pm EDT Aug 25, 2019
6pm EDT Aug 25, 2019-6pm EDT Sep 1, 2019
 
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