Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, south-central Plains, Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, an enhanced risk of organized severe thunderstorms is possible from Iowa to Illinois and Indiana. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 35.89° N Lon: 78.78° W Elev: 394 ft.

Mostly Cloudy

91°F

33°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed SW 13 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1019.4 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index99°F (37°C)
Last update 20 Aug 1:51 pm EDT
Detailed forecast for

Wake County

Rest Of Today
Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Near steady temperature around 90. Southwest winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Scattered thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the morning, then scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs around 90. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then mostly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Thursday
Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Friday And Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper 80s. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy. Showers likely, mainly in the morning. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Sunday
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 80s.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers in the evening. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Monday
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s.



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120 PM EDT Tue Aug 20 2019
 
 

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