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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Omaha, Eppley Airfield (KOMA)

Lat: 41.31°NLon: 95.9°WElev: 981ft.

Thunderstorm

16°C

61°F

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SE 24 km/h
Barometer 29.78 in (1007.8 mb)
Dewpoint 14°C (58°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 3 May 3:52 am CDT

Extended Forecast

  • Today

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 32 °C

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 15 °C

  • Monday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 21 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 13 °C

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 26 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Wednesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 22 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 17 °C

  • Thursday

    Thunderstorms Likely

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 24 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a south wind 14 to 19 km/h increasing to 24 to 29 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. South wind 14 to 21 km/h becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 21. East northeast wind 13 to 21 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 13. East northeast wind 13 to 18 km/h becoming southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. South wind 13 to 18 km/h increasing to 21 to 26 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 39 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 22. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 17. Breezy.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 24.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.
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Point Forecast:
Omaha NE
 41.26°N 96.02°W (Elev. 352 m)
4:35 am CDT May 3, 2015
5am CDT May 3, 2015-6pm CDT May 9, 2015
 
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