Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lincoln, Lincoln Municipal Airport (KLNK)

Lat: 40.82°NLon: -96.68°WElev: 1214ft.

A Few Clouds

20°F

-7°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed NE 16 G 24 mph
Barometer 30.58 in (1037.3 mb)
Dewpoint 12°F (-11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill6°F (-14°C)
Last update 12 Feb 5:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Lincoln NE

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 6. North northeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 6 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Cloudy, with a high near 22. Southeast wind 6 to 13 mph.

    Cloudy

    High: 22 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to near 19 by 8pm, then rising to around 24 during the remainder of the night. Southeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 44. South wind 8 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. West wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 46 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 6. North northeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming east after midnight.
Saturday
Cloudy, with a high near 22. Southeast wind 6 to 13 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to near 19 by 8pm, then rising to around 24 during the remainder of the night. Southeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44. South wind 8 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. West wind around 7 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
Lincoln NE
 40.82°N 96.68°W (Elev. 1214 ft)
6:05 pm CST Feb 12, 2016
6pm CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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