Severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain possible for portions of the plains

A stationary front will keep scattered showers and thunderstorms in the forecast today and Thursday for much of the plains. Some thunderstorms may be severe today across portions of the central/northern High Plains. Atrong storms are also possible in northern New England today. Hot temperatures will continue across portions of the Desert Southwest and Inter-mountain West.
Read More...

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Grand Island, Central Nebraska Regional Airport (KGRI)

Lat: 40.96°NLon: 98.31°WElev: 1844ft.

Fair

83°F

28°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1016.4 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 29 Jun 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Grand Island NE

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A slight chance of thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 61.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Grand Island NE
 40.92°N 98.37°W (Elev. 1860 ft)
3:14 pm CDT Jun 29, 2016
4pm CDT Jun 29, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 5, 2016
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database