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Flash flooding possible for parts of Upper Midwest

A slow-moving weather system progressing from the northern Plains to the Great Lakes will bring excessive rainfall and a risk of flash flooding to portions of the Upper Midwest on Friday. The heaviest rainfall is expected from central Iowa northeastward across southeastern Minn. and into Wisc. Rainfall totals of 1-2 inches, with locally-higher amounts, are possible through Saturday morning.
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Lincoln NE

7 Day Forecast

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WFO Omaha, NE Local Forecast Office

This
Afternoon

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 82 °F

Tonight

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 63 °F

Saturday

Patchy Fog

Patchy
Fog

High: 86 °F

Saturday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 66 °F

Sunday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 88 °F

Sunday
Night

Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Thunderstorms

Low: 63 °F

Labor
Day

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 81 °F

Monday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 61 °F

Tuesday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. West southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Tonight A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming southwest after midnight. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Saturday Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
  • Saturday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 66. South southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.
  • Sunday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Sunday Night Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
  • Labor Day Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.