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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

Omaha, Millard Airport (KMLE)

Lat: 41.2°NLon: 96.11°WElev: 1050ft.

Fair

90°F

32°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 29.97 in
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index99°F (37°C)
Last update 20 Jul 10:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ralston NE

Excessive Heat Warning until July 21, 08:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
  •  
    Excessive Heat Warning until July 21, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Fri

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • Today

    Today: Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 112. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 98 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99. Heat index values as high as 112. South wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Hot

    High: 99 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Light and variable wind becoming north around 6 mph in the morning.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 112. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99. Heat index values as high as 112. South wind 6 to 11 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 5 to 8 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Light and variable wind becoming north around 6 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Ralston NE
 41.19°N 96.05°W (Elev. 1099 ft)
8:45 am CDT Jul 20, 2017
10am CDT Jul 20, 2017-6pm CDT Jul 26, 2017
 
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