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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

Lincoln, Lincoln Municipal Airport (KLNK)

Lat: 40.83°NLon: 96.76°WElev: 1214ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed S 13 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1009.6 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 21 Jul 3:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lincoln 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

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 83. South wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 83 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Heat index values as high as 107. South southwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Hot

    High: 100 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 8 to 14 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. North northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 92.

    Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 88.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 83. South wind around 7 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Heat index values as high as 107. South southwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 8 to 14 mph.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. North northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 92.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 90.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Lincoln NE
 40.79°N 96.68°W (Elev. 1201 ft)
3:28 am CDT Jul 21, 2017
4am CDT Jul 21, 2017-6pm CDT Jul 27, 2017
 
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