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Severe thunderstorms possible for central and southern Plains Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening from central Texas northward to southern Nebraska. Very large hail is the main threat, although damaging winds and a tornado or two cannot be ruled out.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lincoln, Lincoln Municipal Airport (KLNK)

Lat: 40.83°NLon: 96.76°WElev: 1214ft.

Overcast

64°F

18°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed SE 18 G 26 mph
Barometer 29.81 in (1008.7 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 May 7:54 am CDT

Extended Forecast

  • Today

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 54 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 70 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 69 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Thunderstorms

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 17 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10pm. Low around 63. Windy, with a south wind 21 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. North northwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. North northeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Monday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SSW Malcolm NE
 40.86°N 96.88°W (Elev. 1257 ft)
7:46 am CDT May 6, 2015
9am CDT May 6, 2015-6pm CDT May 12, 2015
 
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