Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lincoln, Lincoln Municipal Airport (KLNK)

Lat: 40.83°NLon: 96.76°WElev: 1214ft.

Overcast and Breezy

48°F

9°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed E 21 G 30 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.8 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 29 Apr 9:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lincoln NE

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight.  Low around 47. East northeast wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 4pm, then showers likely after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 52. East northeast wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 45. Northeast wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 57. North wind 11 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 57 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. North northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light north  after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 64.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 48.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Low around 47. East northeast wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 4pm, then showers likely after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 52. East northeast wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 45. Northeast wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 57. North wind 11 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. North northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light north after midnight.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Lincoln NE
 40.82°N 96.68°W (Elev. 1214 ft)
10:05 pm CDT Apr 29, 2016
10pm CDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm CDT May 6, 2016
 
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