Heavy Rainfall Possible Across the Central U.S.; Poor Air Quality Across the Northwest and North Central States

Thunderstorms will produce locally heavy rainfall and possibly some flash flooding across central portions of the country through tonight, with a few strong to locally severe thunderstorms possible. Otherwise, smoke from the wildfires burning across western North America will continue to create poor air quality across northern portions of the country. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lincoln, Lincoln Municipal Airport (KLNK)

Lat: 40.83°NLon: 96.76°WElev: 1214ft.

Heavy Rain Fog/Mist

68°F

20°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed N 8 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.1 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 1.50 mi
Last update 19 Aug 1:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lincoln NE

Flash Flood Watch until August 20, 12:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until August 20, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Mon

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 74. North wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 65. Breezy, with a north wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North northwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 74. North wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 65. Breezy, with a north wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 inches possible.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North northwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Lincoln NE
 40.82°N 96.69°W (Elev. 1181 ft)
1:59 pm CDT Aug 19, 2018
2pm CDT Aug 19, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 25, 2018
 
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