Heavy Rain and Snowmelt Threatens Flooding in Southeast and Mid-Atlantic; Strong Cold Front Presses Across the Northwest

A southern storm system will bring heavy to excessive rain from the Southeast to the Mid-Atlantic through Saturday with a secondary heavy rain threat area from the Lower Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley. Out West, a strong cold front will continue rain, mountain snow and gusty winds into Saturday morning. Another front will bring more unsettled weather to the region by Sunday. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89°NLon: 78.78°WElev: 394ft.

Overcast

46°F

8°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.2 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Last update 15 Dec 11:51 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Raleigh NC

Flash Flood Watch until December 15, 05:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until December 15, 05:00pm

    NOW until
    5:00pm Sat

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Today

    Today: Showers likely, mainly before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 53. Light and variable wind becoming north around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 53 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Areas of fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 52. West wind around 7 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Areas Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 56. West wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 34.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 50.

    Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 53. Light and variable wind becoming north around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Areas of fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 52. West wind around 7 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 56. West wind 3 to 8 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 50.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Raleigh NC
 35.82°N 78.65°W (Elev. 262 ft)
11:47 am EST Dec 15, 2018
11am EST Dec 15, 2018-6pm EST Dec 21, 2018
 
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