Severe Thunderstorm and Flash Flooding Risks from Southern Plains to Midwest; Heat Wave Developing in the Southeast

Severe thunderstorms and flash flooding will again be possible from the Southern Plains into the Midwest on Friday. Periodic risks of severe thunderstorms, along with flash flooding, are forecast from the Central and Southern Plains to the Great Lakes and Northeast into the Memorial Day weekend. Temperatures across much of the East will run above normal where they will hold into Memorial Day. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lincoln, Lincoln Municipal Airport (KLNK)

Lat: 40.83°NLon: 96.76°WElev: 1214ft.

Light Rain

56°F

13°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed NE 14 G 21 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.5 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 10:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lincoln NE

Severe T-storm Watch until May 24, 12:00am
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Severe T-storm Watch
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    Severe T-storm Watch until May 24, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Fri

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds.  Low around 56. Northeast wind around 9 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South southwest wind around 7 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West northwest wind around 6 mph becoming northeast in the evening.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Breezy.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Low around 56. Northeast wind around 9 mph becoming south southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South southwest wind around 7 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West northwest wind around 6 mph becoming northeast in the evening. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Memorial Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Breezy.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Lincoln NE
 40.82°N 96.69°W (Elev. 1181 ft)
11:16 pm CDT May 23, 2019
11pm CDT May 23, 2019-6pm CDT May 30, 2019
 
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