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Severe weather possible for parts of Midwest and central, southern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Monday afternoon and evening across parts of the central Plains and Midwest, from central Kansas to west-central Illinois, as well as across parts of the southern Plains, from West Texas to southeastern New Mexico. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lincoln, Lincoln Municipal Airport (KLNK)

Lat: 40.83°NLon: 96.76°WElev: 1214ft.

Light Rain

62°F

17°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed NE 12 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.6 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 4 May 12:54 pm CDT

Extended Forecast

  • This
    Afternoon

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 68. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 59. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 6 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southeast wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 74. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Lincoln NE
 40.82°N 96.68°W (Elev. 1214 ft)
12:40 pm CDT May 4, 2015
2pm CDT May 4, 2015-6pm CDT May 10, 2015
 
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