Severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain possible for portions of the plains

A stationary front will keep scattered showers and thunderstorms in the forecast today and Thursday for much of the plains. Some thunderstorms may be severe today across portions of the central/northern High Plains. Atrong storms are also possible in northern New England today. Hot temperatures will continue across portions of the Desert Southwest and Inter-mountain West.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Omaha - Eppley Airfield (KOMA)

Lat: 41.31°NLon: 95.9°WElev: 978ft.

Mostly Cloudy

72°F

22°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed SE 12 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.1 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Jun 8:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Omaha NE

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 80. East wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 80. East wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
Omaha NE
 41.26°N 95.99°W (Elev. 1188 ft)
7:35 am CDT Jun 29, 2016
9am CDT Jun 29, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 5, 2016
 
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