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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lincoln, Lincoln Municipal Airport (KLNK)

Lat: 40.83°NLon: 96.76°WElev: 1214ft.

Fair

78°F

26°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1012.9 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 21 Aug 12:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSW Lincoln Municipal Airport NE

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South southwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 82. North wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 55. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South southwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 82. North wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 55. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSW Lincoln Municipal Airport NE
 40.84°N 96.77°W (Elev. 1161 ft)
12:00 pm CDT Aug 21, 2017
1pm CDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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