Today's Forecast

Last updated: 01:02pm, April 23, 2014

Today Normal Record
High 68° 72° 90° (1980)
Low 49° 49° 30° (1986)
Precipitation
Sunrise 6:33am
Sunset 8:01pm
Moon Phase Last Quarter Moon

Skies will be clear as a bell today and a northwest breeze will keep temperatures cooler than normal.

A cold front has moved offshore North Carolina and has cleared the skies over the Piedmont.  There will be plenty of sunshine today and the UV index is going to be an 8 out of 10.  Expect highs to be in the upper 60's this afternoon.

Winds will be higher than usual, between 12 and 16 mph, and that will bring an enhanced fire danger to the Piedmont today.  Burning outdoors is discouraged, even with a permit.

Tonight, clear skies and a slim, crescent moon with offer a great evening for stargazers!  The Leo constellation is visible tonight to the south, early in the evening and Mars will also cross our sky overnight.  Lows temperatures are going to be cool, settling to the lower 40's.

5day rainfall

The sunshine stays dominant in the forecast for Thursday and temperatures will be a little warmer, near 70° by afternoon.  There is a chance of showers, perhaps a thunderstorm on Friday, but a persistent southwest wind will carry high temperatures into the mid-70's.  If you like that trend, the warm-up continues into the weekend!

  • Currently

    Mostly Clear Mostly Clear 64°
    Humidity:
    21%
    Pressure:
    29.87 in
    Wind:
    at 11mph
  • Wed 23

    Clear Clear 68°|49°
    Precip:
    2%
    Wind:
    at 11mph
  • Thu 24

    Mostly Clear Mostly Clear 70°|42°
    Precip:
    5%
    Wind:
    at 5mph
  • Fri 25

    T-Storms T-Storms 75°|54°
    Precip:
    30%
    Wind:
    at 7mph
  • Sat 26

    Mostly Clear Mostly Clear 80°|54°
    Precip:
    2%
    Wind:
    at 3mph
  • Sun 27

    Partly Cloudy Partly Cloudy 74°|52°
    Precip:
    5%
    Wind:
    at 4mph
  • Mon 28

    Partly Cloudy Partly Cloudy 72°|50°
    Precip:
    10%
    Wind:
    at 5mph
  • Tue 29

    T-Storms T-Storms 72°|55°
    Precip:
    40%
    Wind:
    at 7mph