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Current Conditions

  • 63°
  • Clear
  • Wind: Calm
  • Humidity: 58%
  • Visibility: 10.0 miles
  • Dew Point: 48°
  • Pressure: 29.99 in. 0

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5 Day Forecast

  • Monday
  • Partly Cloudy
  • High: 70 °
  • Low: 48 °
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Tuesday
  • Partly Cloudy
  • High: 72 °
  • Low: 46 °
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wednesday
  • Partly Cloudy
  • High: 63 °
  • Low: 41 °
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Thursday
  • Clear
  • High: 64 °
  • Low: 45 °
  • Clear
  • Friday
  • Partly Cloudy
  • High: 66 °
  • Low: 46 °
  • Partly Cloudy

Forecast for Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Updated: 5:00 PM EDT on October 20, 2014

  • Monday

    Partly cloudy in the morning, then clear. High of 70F. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Monday Night

    Partly cloudy with a chance of rain after midnight. Low of 48F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Tuesday

    Partly cloudy. High of 72F. Winds from the West at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Tuesday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low of 46F. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Wednesday

    Partly cloudy in the morning, then overcast. High of 63F. Winds from the NW at 10 to 15 mph.

  • Wednesday Night

    Clear. Low of 41F. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Thursday

    Clear. High of 64F. Winds from the NW at 10 to 15 mph.

  • Thursday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low of 45F. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Friday

    Partly cloudy. High of 66F. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Friday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low of 46F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Saturday

    Partly cloudy. High of 66F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Saturday Night

    Clear. Low of 48F. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Sunday

    Clear. High of 72F. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Sunday Night

    Clear. Fog overnight. Low of 43F. Winds less than 5 mph.

  • Monday

    Clear. High of 72F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Monday Night

    Clear. Low of 52F. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Tuesday

    Partly cloudy. High of 72F. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Tuesday Night

    Clear. Fog overnight. Low of 59F. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the West after midnight.

  • Wednesday

    Clear. High of 61F. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Wednesday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low of 46F. Winds from the NNE at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Thursday

    Partly cloudy. High of 50F. Winds from the NE at 5 to 15 mph.

  • Thursday Night

    Partly cloudy. Low of 41F. Winds from the NE at 5 to 10 mph.

  • Friday

    Clear. High of 52F. Winds from the NNE at 10 to 15 mph.

  • Friday Night

    Clear. Low of 41F. Breezy. Winds from the NNE at 10 to 20 mph.

Severe Weather Alert Descriptions

 Public Information Statement  Statement as of 2:52 PM EDT on October 20, 2014


`... latest low temperature reports...

Location temp time/date

... North Carolina...

... Alamance...
Burlington Municipal Airport 37 f 0654 am 10/20
Haw River 2w 38 f 0700 am 10/20
1 WNW Alamance 40 f 0644 am 10/20

... Anson...
Anson County Airport 36 f 0755 am 10/20

... Chatham...
Siler City Muni 35 f 0715 am 10/20
5 NW Bynum 35 f 0739 am 10/20
2 NW hasty 36 f 0800 am 10/20
2 WSW fearrington 36 f 0700 am 10/20
3 NNW Moncure 37 f 0644 am 10/20
2 WNW fearrington 38 f 0637 am 10/20
Jordan dam 40 f 0800 am 10/20
4 ESE Harpers Crossroads 41 f 0510 am 10/20

... Cumberland...
Pope AFB 38 f 0658 am 10/20
Fayetteville rvr 40 f 0730 am 10/20
Fayetteville regional/Grannis 41 f 0653 am 10/20
Fort Bragg/simmo 42 f 0758 am 10/20
3 WSW Fayetteville 43 f 0700 am 10/20

... Davidson...
2 WNW midway 34 f 0740 am 10/20
5 NW Thomasville 35 f 0624 am 10/20
Lexington 37 f 0555 am 10/20

... Durham...
2 WSW Gorman 39 f 0800 am 10/20
1 W Durham 40 f 0605 am 10/20
Durham 41 f 0750 am 10/20


... Edgecombe...
Pinetops 37 f 0525 am 10/20
2 NNE Tarboro 39 f 0755 PM 10/19
1 SSW Kingsboro 39 f 0700 am 10/20
Tar River at Tarboro 41 f 0700 am 10/20

... Forsyth...
2 NE Stanleyville 37 f 0553 am 10/20
4 se Winston-Salem 39 f 0605 am 10/20
Rural Hall 40 f 0600 am 10/20
Smith Reynolds Airport 40 f 0754 am 10/20
4 NNE Lewisville 40 f 0534 am 10/20


... Franklin...
Louisburg 37 f 0535 am 10/20
Tar River at Louisburg 37 f 0700 am 10/20
2 SSE Centerville 38 f 0708 am 10/20
3 ENE pilot 42 f 0801 am 10/20

... Granville...
4 NNW Purnell 42 f 0526 am 10/20
1 WSW Oxford 42 f 0600 am 10/20

... Guilford...
4 NW Greensboro 37 f 0535 am 10/20
3 N High Point 38 f 0709 am 10/20
4 WSW McLeansville 40 f 0800 am 10/20
3 SSE Summerfield 40 f 0537 am 10/20
2 NE Greensboro 43 f 0700 am 10/20
3 SW Greensboro 43 f 0800 am 10/20
2 S Pleasant Garden 43 f 0621 am 10/20

... Halifax...
Enfield 39 f 0529 am 10/20
Roanoke Rapids 41 f 0700 am 10/20
5 ENE Airlie 41 f 0500 am 10/20

... Hoke...
1 NNW Silver City 36 f 0800 am 10/20
Raeford 37 f 0700 am 10/20
Raeford 40 f 0732 am 10/20

... Johnston...
3 se Four Oaks 37 f 0715 am 10/20
Smithfield 37 f 0715 am 10/20
2 SW Middlesex 37 f 0700 am 10/20
3 S Clayton 38 f 0800 am 10/20
3 ENE Coats Crossroads 40 f 0655 am 10/20
wtp 40 f 0728 am 10/20
3 ESE Coats Crossroads 40 f 0746 am 10/20
3 WSW Flowers 41 f 0651 am 10/20
2 se Flowers 41 f 0610 am 10/20
4 W Clayton 42 f 0528 am 10/20
Clayton 3e 43 f 0600 am 10/20

... Lee...
Sanford 35 f 0655 am 10/20
3 W Tramway 41 f 0400 am 10/20

... Montgomery...
4 S Mount Gilead 35 f 0600 am 10/20
uwharie National Forest 36 f 0804 am 10/20
3 NNE Pekin 41 f 0500 am 10/20

... Moore...
Moore County Airport 37 f 0615 am 10/20

... Nash...
4 NNE Middlesex 38 f 0801 am 10/20
Rocky Mount-Wilson rgnl 38 f 0753 am 10/20
Rocky Mount 40 f 0620 am 10/20

... Orange...
Carrboro observer 36 f 0900 am 10/20
2 SSE Chapel HIll 38 f 0735 am 10/20
2 N Carrboro 38 f 0715 am 10/20
5 SSE Carr 38 f 0534 am 10/20
Duke Forest met sta nr chapel 38 f 0716 am 10/20
wtr plt 40 f 0800 am 10/20
5 N Efland 40 f 0708 am 10/20
1 NW Chapel HIll 41 f 0604 am 10/20
Horace Williams Airport 41 f 0756 am 10/20
2 NNE Chapel HIll 42 f 0800 am 10/20

... Person...
Person County Airport 36 f 0415 am 10/20
7 se Roxboro 38 f 0700 am 10/20

... Randolph...
3 SW Climax 35 f 0700 am 10/20
Asheboro 39 f 0555 am 10/20

... Richmond...
2 WNW Camp Mackall 37 f 0628 am 10/20
2 WNW Camp Mackall 37 f 0615 am 10/20
3 SSW Hamlet 39 f 0700 am 10/20
5 ENE Rockingham 40 f 0645 am 10/20
Rockingham-Hamlet Airport 41 f 0655 am 10/20

... Sampson...
7 W Hobbton 38 f 0725 am 10/20
1 SW spivey's corner 39 f 0630 am 10/20
3 ENE Clinton 39 f 0700 am 10/20
ncsu resch farm 40 f 0730 am 10/20
Clinton 40 f 0715 am 10/20

... Scotland...
Laurinburg-Maxton Airport 38 f 0752 am 10/20
water plant 43 f 0800 am 10/20

... Stanly...
2 W Richfield 35 f 0702 am 10/20
2 SSW New London 37 f 0800 am 10/20
Albemarle 38 f 0655 am 10/20
3 NNE plyler 38 f 0612 am 10/20
1 ESE Oakboro 41 f 0545 am 10/20
Richfield 42 f 0545 am 10/20
2 NNE Norwood 42 f 0621 am 10/20

... Vance...
2 NNW Henderson 38 f 0800 am 10/20
1 S Gillburg 39 f 0538 am 10/20

... Wake...
2 N New Hope 38 f 0740 am 10/20
2 N New Hill 39 f 0626 am 10/20
2 ESE Knightdale 39 f 0527 am 10/20
3 S Creedmoor 39 f 0722 am 10/20
2 WNW Wake Forest 39 f 0529 am 10/20
7 WNW Falls Lake 40 f 0530 am 10/20
Raleigh-Durham Intl Airport 41 f 0751 am 10/20
3 W Cary 41 f 0509 am 10/20
1 SSW Fuquay-Varina 41 f 0548 am 10/20
3 NNW New Hope 41 f 0700 am 10/20
3 ESE Fuquay-Varina 41 f 0532 am 10/20
2 E Raleigh 42 f 0510 am 10/20
2 NNE Raleigh 42 f 0539 am 10/20
4 NE Fuquay-Varina 42 f 0528 am 10/20
Cary coop sta 42 f 0700 am 10/20
2 SW Cary 42 f 0528 am 10/20
apex coop 43 f 0700 am 10/20
3 ENE Cary 43 f 0500 am 10/20
3 NE Lake Wheeler 43 f 0500 am 10/20

... Warren...
4 se Warrenton 40 f 0640 am 10/20

... Wayne...
Goldsboro-Wayne Airport 37 f 0735 am 10/20
3 NNE Mar-Mac 38 f 0700 am 10/20
4 se Pikeville 38 f 0737 am 10/20
5 NW Goldsboro 38 f 0714 am 10/20
3 SSE Goldsboro 40 f 0758 am 10/20
Goldsboro ag 41 f 0700 am 10/20
3 S Seven Springs 42 f 0720 am 10/20

... Wilson...
2 E Wilson 41 f 0510 am 10/20

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.



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Location: Cosgrove Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

Updated: 6:45 PM EDT

Temperature: 61.5 °F Dew Point: 54 °F Humidity: 76% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.98 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Smith Middle School, Chapel Hill, NC

Updated: 6:45 PM EDT

Temperature: 61.1 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 72% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.61 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: NC Botanical Garden, Chapel Hill, NC

Updated: 6:45 PM EDT

Temperature: 57.6 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 84% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.98 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Westglen, Durham, NC

Updated: 6:45 PM EDT

Temperature: 59.9 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 78% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.01 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Duke Forest, Durham, NC

Updated: 6:44 PM EDT

Temperature: 59.0 °F Dew Point: 37 °F Humidity: 43% Wind: West at 2.0 mph Pressure: 29.65 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Edwards Pond, Chapel Hill, NC

Updated: 6:45 PM EDT

Temperature: 59.6 °F Dew Point: 51 °F Humidity: 72% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.00 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Chancellors Ridge, Durham, NC

Updated: 6:45 PM EDT

Temperature: 61.9 °F Dew Point: 44 °F Humidity: 51% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.93 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Stoneycreek Neighborhood, Chapel Hill, NC

Updated: 6:45 PM EDT

Temperature: 58.0 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 80% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.97 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Lakewood, Durham, NC

Updated: 6:37 PM EDT

Temperature: 63.6 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 68% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.98 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Lystra Estates, Chapel Hill, NC

Updated: 6:45 PM EDT

Temperature: 58.9 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 81% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.95 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: 510sRus@ Pinedale Dr, Durham, NC

Updated: 6:45 PM EDT

Temperature: 61.4 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 72% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.97 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Huckleberry Heights, Durham, NC

Updated: 6:45 PM EDT

Temperature: 60.8 °F Dew Point: 49 °F Humidity: 66% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.40 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Trinity Park, Durham, NC

Updated: 6:45 PM EDT

Temperature: 61.5 °F Dew Point: 51 °F Humidity: 68% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.97 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Cedar Grove, Pittsboro, NC

Updated: 6:45 PM EDT

Temperature: 62.5 °F Dew Point: 50 °F Humidity: 63% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.96 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Briar Chapel, Chapel Hill, NC

Updated: 6:39 PM EDT

Temperature: 61.7 °F Dew Point: 51 °F Humidity: 69% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.95 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Frosty Meadow, Pittsboro, NC

Updated: 6:45 PM EDT

Temperature: 61.6 °F Dew Point: 51 °F Humidity: 69% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.97 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Cane Creek View, Chapel Hill, NC

Updated: 6:33 PM EDT

Temperature: 65.7 °F Dew Point: 50 °F Humidity: 57% Wind: South at 1.7 mph Pressure: 29.86 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: Churton Grove, Hillsborough, NC

Updated: 6:45 PM EDT

Temperature: 62.9 °F Dew Point: 50 °F Humidity: 64% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.00 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Cary Park, Cary, NC

Updated: 6:45 PM EDT

Temperature: 62.4 °F Dew Point: 54 °F Humidity: 74% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.48 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Cary Park, Cary, NC

Updated: 6:45 PM EDT

Temperature: 62.2 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 68% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.00 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Heritage Heights, Durham, NC

Updated: 6:45 PM EDT

Temperature: 60.3 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 76% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.87 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: Country Lane Estates, Durham, NC

Updated: 6:45 PM EDT

Temperature: 59.4 °F Dew Point: 53 °F Humidity: 79% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.29 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Copperleaf, Cary, NC

Updated: 6:45 PM EDT

Temperature: 58.1 °F Dew Point: 56 °F Humidity: 92% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.97 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: NE Durham County, (DW), Durham, NC

Updated: 6:44 PM EDT

Temperature: 62.3 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 68% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.91 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Chapel Hill, NC

Updated: 6:45 PM EDT

Temperature: 58.2 °F Dew Point: 51 °F Humidity: 76% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.96 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Twin Lakes, Cary, NC

Updated: 6:43 PM EDT

Temperature: 60.4 °F Dew Point: 47 °F Humidity: 62% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.80 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: Swann's Mill, Durham, NC

Updated: 6:38 PM EDT

Temperature: 61.7 °F Dew Point: 51 °F Humidity: 69% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.81 in Hourly Precipitation: - Graphs

Location: Jordan Lake, Pittsboro, NC

Updated: 6:45 PM EDT

Temperature: 61.6 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 70% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.98 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Cascades, Hillsborough, NC

Updated: 6:45 PM EDT

Temperature: 58.4 °F Dew Point: 52 °F Humidity: 80% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.91 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Overlook, Cary, NC

Updated: 6:32 PM EDT

Temperature: 62.3 °F Dew Point: 54 °F Humidity: 74% Wind: Calm Pressure: 30.06 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Calander Estates, Durham, NC

Updated: 6:45 PM EDT

Temperature: 61.0 °F Dew Point: 50 °F Humidity: 66% Wind: Calm Pressure: 29.29 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

Location: Duchy Airpark, Saxapahaw, NC

Updated: 6:45 PM EDT

Temperature: 62.5 °F Dew Point: 51 °F Humidity: 67% Wind: SSW at 1.0 mph Pressure: 30.00 in Hourly Precipitation: 0.00 in Graphs

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NWS Forecaster Discussion




Area forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Raleigh NC 
310 PM EDT Monday Oct 20 2014 


Synopsis....a lead shortwave trough aloft will cross our region 
tonight...followed by a stronger one along with a preceding surface cold 
front...that will settle across the Middle Atlantic States late Tuesday and 
Tuesday night. 


&& 


Near term /tonight/... 
as of 310 PM Monday... 


A pair of S/ws digging into the base of a l/west trough over the 
central Appalachians-northern middle Atlantic will increase middle-high 
level cloudiness over most of central NC tonight. Most of the lift 
attributed to warm air advection between 10k-18k feet. Due to a dry 
air mass in the sub cloud layer...expect nothing worse than a few 
sprinkles (if even that) north of Highway 64. The variably cloudy 
skies and a modifying air mass will yield min temperatures several degrees 
warmer compared to last night. Min temperatures upper 40s to around 50 with 
middle 40s probable in the normally colder locations. 


&& 


Short term /Tuesday and Tuesday night/... 
as of 310 PM Monday... 


A stronger upper level disturbance will dive southeast from the eastern 
Great Lakes into the central Appalachians/northern middle Atlantic. 
This feature will drag a cold front across central NC late Tuesday 
into Tuesday night. Westerly flow proceeding the front will limit 
moisture advection. In fact moisture is projected to be confined to 
a 5k feet layer between 850-700mb. While an isolated shower or 
sprinkles possible with the frontal passage...most locations will not see any 
rain. 


West-SW flow ahead of the front along with partial sunshine will 
push temperatures into the low and middle 70s. Low level cold air advection 
will initially be offset by downslope component of northwest low level wind 
though as surface winds veer to a northerly direction by daybreak 
Wednesday...noticeably cooler air will be realized. Min temperatures middle 
40s northwest to the upper 40s/around 50 southeast. 


&& 


Long term /Wednesday through Monday/... 
as of 225 PM Monday... 


The low just to the northeast of central NC on Wednesday will 
gradually move east and northeast...lingering over the Atlantic 
coast and into New England through the end of the week. The 
associated trough extending south through the Carolinas will slowly 
push off the coast late in the week...resulting in northwest flow over the 
region for Thursday and Friday. Despite the strong forcing aloft and 
the low in close proximity to central NC...the abundant dry air over 
the area should limit the potential for precipitation. The best 
moisture will be north and east of the Triangle...resulting in the 
best chances for clouds and possibly a sprinkle or two...but for now 
will keep the forecast dry. Temperatures will be similar to one 
another both Wednesday and Thursday...highs in the low to middle 60s 
and lows in the low to middle 40s. As the main low lifts north away 
from the area...a shortwave is forecast to dive south-southeast over the region 
Friday and Saturday...before moving off the coast Sunday. 
Precipitation is not expected with this disturbance as it traverses 
the region given the continued lack of any deep moisture and 
persistent northwest flow. Temperatures should moderate slightly through 
the weekend...highs in the middle 60s to low 70s and lows in the middle 
40s to around 50 degrees. 


&& 


Aviation /18z Monday through Saturday/... 
as of 121 PM Monday... 


A dry and stable air mass will reside over central NC through 
Tuesday night. A series of upper level disturbances will traverse 
across our region tonight through Tuesday night. These disturbances 
will cause periods of middle-high level cloudiness along with isolated 
pockets of light rain or rain showers. 


Surface winds will be a tad breezy out of the southwest with 
occasional gusts 15-18kts. The winds will subside by sunset. 


There is a high probability that VFR conditions will persist through 
the remainder of the work week. A cold front associated with the 
aforementioned disturbances will sweep across the region late 
Tuesday and Tuesday night. Northwest winds behind this system will be a bit 
blustery with gusts around 20kts probable Wednesday and again 
Thursday. Surface high pressure will be orientated closer to central NC 
Friday and Saturday leading to lighter surface winds. 


&& 


Rah watches/warnings/advisories... 
none. 


&& 


$$ 


Synopsis...wss/mws 
near term...wss 
short term...wss 
long term...kcp 
aviation...wss 



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