Severe Storms Expected Across Upper Midwest

Strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail, and heavy rain are expected across the Upper Mississippi Valley on Sunday, which includes the Twin Cities metro area. Meanwhile, heavy rain and thunderstorms may produce flooding across the Mid Mississippi Valley and in the St. Louis metro region. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lincoln, Lincoln Municipal Airport (KLNK)

Lat: 40.83°NLon: 96.76°WElev: 1214ft.

Light Rain

78°F

26°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed SW 16 G 28 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1010.5 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 9 Aug 5:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lincoln NE

Heat Advisory August 9, 12:00pm until August 9, 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9am.  Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 105. South wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 11 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Northeast wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9am. Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 105. South wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 11 mph becoming north after midnight.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Northeast wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Lincoln NE
 40.82°N 96.69°W (Elev. 1181 ft)
5:59 am CDT Aug 9, 2020
6am CDT Aug 9, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 15, 2020
 
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