Heavy Rain and Storms in the East; Fire Weather Threats in the West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms and locally heavy rain from the Northeast to the southern Plains. Meanwhile, Fire Weather threats remain elevated over the northern Inter-Mountain West, as Red Flag Warnings and Fire weather watches are in effect. Also, the potential for isolated dry thunderstorms remains possible across this portion of the West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lincoln, Lincoln Municipal Airport (KLNK)

Lat: 40.83°NLon: 96.76°WElev: 1214ft.

Fair

85°F

29°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed N 6 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1017.5 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 17 Aug 5:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lincoln NE

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 65. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 65. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 6 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 65. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Lincoln NE
 40.82°N 96.69°W (Elev. 1181 ft)
5:45 pm CDT Aug 17, 2018
6pm CDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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