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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest through Friday; Severe storms for Ohio Valley on Friday

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds - with blizzard conditions - to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest through Friday creating treacherous travel conditions. Also, strong winds and dry conditions are creating extreme wildfire threats in the southern Plains. Meanwhile, this system will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms to the Ohio Valley on Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lincoln, Lincoln Municipal Airport (KLNK)

Lat: 40.83°NLon: 96.76°WElev: 1214ft.

Snow Freezing Fog

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed N 18 G 30 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1011.9 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 0.50 mi
Wind Chill13°F (-11°C)
Last update 24 Feb 10:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Lincoln NE

Winter Weather Advisory until February 24, 09:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 24, 09:00pm

    NOW until
    9:00pm Fri

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Snow likely, mainly before 1pm.  Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 27. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 22 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 27 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow before 7pm.  Patchy blowing snow before 8pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light and variable.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 20.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 20 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of snow before 11am, then a slight chance of rain between 11am and noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of rain before 11pm, then a slight chance of snow between 11pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow likely, mainly before 1pm. Areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 27. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 22 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow before 7pm. Patchy blowing snow before 8pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light and variable.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 20.
Monday
A slight chance of snow before 11am, then a slight chance of rain between 11am and noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain before 11pm, then a slight chance of snow between 11pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 51.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 25.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
Lincoln NE
 40.82°N 96.71°W (Elev. 1158 ft)
11:00 am CST Feb 24, 2017
11am CST Feb 24, 2017-6pm CST Mar 2, 2017
 
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