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Heavy rain and potential flooding in the Plains

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding are likely.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lincoln, Lincoln Municipal Airport (KLNK)

Lat: 40.83°NLon: 96.76°WElev: 1214ft.

Overcast

57°F

14°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1021.6 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 7:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lincoln NE

  • Today

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Tonight

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 66. Southeast wind 7 to 11 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 59. Southeast wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 72. South southeast wind around 11 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South southeast wind 6 to 9 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Memorial Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Lincoln NE
 40.82°N 96.68°W (Elev. 1214 ft)
7:35 am CDT May 23, 2015
9am CDT May 23, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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