Thunderstorms, Some Severe, and Heavy Rainfall Across the East

A cold front moving into the eastern U.S. will bring widespread thunderstorms and locally heavy rain to the eastern states. Excessive rain will be possible across the Mid-South and widespread flash flooding will be possible. Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds may occur in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. Out west, windy, dry conditions are keeping fire weather threats elevated-to-critical. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

A Few Clouds

69°F

21°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.11 in (1019.2 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Sep 12:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Raleigh NC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers.  High near 72. Light northeast wind increasing to 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers. High near 72. Light northeast wind increasing to 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Raleigh NC
 35.82°N 78.65°W (Elev. 262 ft)
10:19 pm EDT Sep 25, 2018
1am EDT Sep 26, 2018-6pm EDT Oct 2, 2018
 
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