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Severe weather is expected across the central and southern Plains on Wednesday

The Storm Prediction Center is forecasting severe weather for Wednesday across much of the central and southern Plains. Primary threats will be large hail and damaging winds. There could also be small tornado risk farther south along the dryline.
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Lincoln NE

7 Day Forecast

WFO Omaha, NE

NWS Weather Forecast Office

Today

Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Scattered
Showers

High: 75 °F

Tonight

Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Heavy
Rain

Low: 50 °F

Thursday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 72 °F

Thursday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 43 °F

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 77 °F

Friday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 46 °F

Saturday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 67 °F

Saturday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 52 °F

Sunday

Chance Thunderstorms

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 3pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Windy, with a south wind 23 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Tonight Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 9pm and 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a low around 50. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 17 to 22 mph becoming southwest 6 to 11 mph. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
  • Thursday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Thursday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 43. Southwest wind 6 to 13 mph.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
  • Friday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
  • Saturday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy.
  • Saturday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Breezy.
  • Sunday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Breezy.
  • Sunday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Breezy.
  • Monday A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
  • Monday Night A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Breezy.
  • Tuesday A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. Breezy.

 

Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Lancaster County, NE