Heavy rain and isolated severe storms in portions of the West

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains on Friday. Isolated severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible from northeast California to Wyoming. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding, especially in the mountains of Wyoming.
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Current conditions at

Lincoln, Lincoln Municipal Airport (KLNK)

Lat: 40.83°NLon: 96.76°WElev: 1214ft.

Fair

60°F

16°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.3 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 May 10:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ESE Lincoln NE

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 51. South southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 85. South southwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. South southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. West southwest wind 6 to 13 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. East northeast wind 10 to 13 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 54 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Clear, with a low around 51. South southwest wind around 7 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 85. South southwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. South southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. West southwest wind 6 to 13 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. East northeast wind 10 to 13 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ESE Lincoln NE
 40.79°N 96.62°W (Elev. 1257 ft)
10:05 pm CDT May 5, 2016
11pm CDT May 5, 2016-6pm CDT May 12, 2016
 
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