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Heavy rain threat continues through Saturday from the Ohio Valley to the Mid-Atlantic and the Northeast. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible over the Southwest and Rockies.

Widespread showers and thunderstorms will continue over much of the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast and the Ohio valley through the weekend. The central Appalachians and the lower Great Lakes/Ohio valley will likely have the higher rainfall amounts. Showers and thunderstorms will be possible this weekend as well from the desert southwest/southern Rockies northward to the northern Rockies and High Plains. Read More >

WFO Raleigh Office History



The National Weather Service has been in existence in the Raleigh/Durham area since January 1887, over 100 years. This virtual tour will take you through some of that history through from the station's past.



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  • Fisher Building


  • September 30, 1896 - August 1, 1908

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  • Masonic Temple, 4th Floor


  • August 1, 1908 - December 12, 1940

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  • Administration Bldg. Raleigh Municipal Airport


  • December 12, 1940 - December 2, 1944

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  • Headquarters Bldg. Raleigh-Durham Airport


  • May 17, 1944 - May 16, 1954

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  • 1911 Building at NC State College


  • December 2, 1944 - May 2, 1954

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  • RDU Weather Bureau Building


  • May 17, 1954 - December 12, 1979

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  • Cargo Building RDU Airport


  • December 12, 1979 - June 30, 1996

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  • NCSU Centennial Campus


  • January 19, 1994 - Present

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