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Severe weather and flash flooding possible Saturday

Severe weather is possible across portions of the Great Plains and Deep South Saturday. Primary threats are large hail and damaging winds, although a small tornado risk is also possible mainly in the Plains. Also across the South, heavy rainfall could lead to localized flash flooding.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lincoln, Lincoln Municipal Airport (KLNK)

Lat: 40.83°NLon: 96.76°WElev: 1214ft.

Fair with Haze

65°F

18°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.02 in (1015.7 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 4 Jul 7:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ESE Lincoln NE

  • Independence
    Day

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 89 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southeast wind around 9 mph.
Sunday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southeast wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South southwest wind 11 to 14 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ESE Lincoln NE
 40.79°N 96.62°W (Elev. 1257 ft)
7:35 am CDT Jul 4, 2015
9am CDT Jul 4, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 10, 2015
 
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