Chapel Hill, NC

81.1°F / 27.3°C
Partly Cloudy
Heat Index: 89°F / 32°C
Humidity: 91%
Dew Point: 78°F / 26°C
Wind: West at 0.0 mph / 0.0 km/h
Wind Gust: 0.0 mph / 0.0 km/h
Pressure: 29.98 in / 1015 hPa (Steady)
Visibility: 10.0 miles / 16.1 kilometers
Clouds: (FEW) : 11000 ft / 3352 m
Yesterday's Maximum: 97°F / 36°C
Yesterday's Minimum: 75°F / 24°C
UV: 3 out of 16
Sunrise:6:20 AM EDT
Sunset:8:24 PM EDT
Moon Rise:12:53 AM EDT
Moon Set:2:26 PM EDT
Moon Phase Last Quarter
NOAA Weather Radio
METAR KIGX 271256Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM FEW110 27/23 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP152 T02720233
As of: 9:26 AM EDT on July 27, 2016
Observed at: Cosgrove Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

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Forecast

Today
chancetstorms
96° | 73°F
36° | 23°C
Thursday
partlycloudy
96° | 75°F
36° | 24°C
Friday
partlycloudy
94° | 72°F
34° | 22°C
Today is forecast to be
nearly the same temperature as yesterday.
Heat advisory in effect from noon today to 8 PM EDT this evening...
Today
Partly sunny. Scattered showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Hot with highs in the upper 90s. West winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent. Heat index values up to 107.
Tonight
Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms... mainly in the evening. Lows in the mid 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph in the evening...becoming light and variable. Chance of rain 40 percent. Heat index values up to 104 early in the evening.
Thursday
Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Hot with highs in the upper 90s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent. Heat index values up to 107.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent. Heat index values up to 103 early in the evening.
Friday
Partly sunny with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Saturday and Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Lows in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Sunday through Monday Night
Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 90. Lows in the lower 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
As of: 7:04 am EDT on July 27, 2016 from station 27514
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Scientific Forecaster Discussion

Warnings & Notices

Heat Advisory

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on July 27, 2016
Statement as of 3:44 am EDT on July 27, 2016

... Heat advisory remains in effect from noon today to 8 PM EDT
this evening...

* temperatures... highs will be in the mid to upper 90s.

* Heat indices... 105 to 109 degrees.

* Impacts... the accumulative effects of the heat and humidity
will lead to an increased risk of heat related illnesses...
especially among vulnerable individuals such as the sick... the
elderly... those exerting themselves outdoors... and those
without air conditioning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that hot temperatures and high humidity
will create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible.
Drink plenty of fluids... stay in an air-conditioned room... stay
out of the sun... and check up on relatives and neighbors.




Record Report

Statement as of 8:50 PM EDT on July 26, 2016

... Record high minimum temperature broken at the Piedmont triad
international Airport in Greensboro...

The low temperature at gso was 76 degrees. This breaks the old
record high minimum temperature of 75 last set in 2012.


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 3:27 am EDT on July 27, 2016

The warning alarm feature of the NOAA weather and all hazards
radio will be activated for test purposes this morning... between
11 am and noon. This test is conducted every Wednesday morning...
unless there is a threat of severe weather.


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