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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lincoln, Lincoln Municipal Airport (KLNK)

Lat: 40.83°NLon: 96.76°WElev: 1214ft.

A Few Clouds

72°F

22°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed S 14 mph
Barometer 29.65 in (1003.3 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Mar 6:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lincoln NE

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11pm.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 60. South wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Patchy fog after 4pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. South southeast wind 7 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 70 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 7pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 7pm and 1am, then a chance of rain after 1am.  Patchy fog. Low around 42. North wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then Showers
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of rain before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 52. North wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 59 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 42 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 63 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11pm. Increasing clouds, with a low around 60. South wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Patchy fog after 4pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. South southeast wind 7 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 7pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 7pm and 1am, then a chance of rain after 1am. Patchy fog. Low around 42. North wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of rain before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 52. North wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 42.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
Lincoln NE
 40.79°N 96.68°W (Elev. 1201 ft)
6:16 pm CDT Mar 23, 2017
7pm CDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 30, 2017
 
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