Severe Thunderstorm and Fire Weather Threats in the Central U.S. Today; Strong Storm in Western Alaska

There is an Enhanced Risk (Level 3 of 5) for severe thunderstorms today with threats for significant severe hail and tornado potential over southern Iowa into northern Missouri and west-central Illinois. Elevated to critical fire weather is possible today due to gusty winds and dry conditions over parts of the southern High Plains and northeastern Montana. Read More >

7-Day Forecast 40.82°N 96.68°W (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Lincoln NE
Issued by: National Weather Service WFO Omaha, NE
Last Update: 9:51 am CDT Apr 16, 2024
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  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 18 to 22 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Breezy.
    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 20 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy
    then Sunny


    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 1am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 43. North northwest wind 7 to 17 mph becoming east northeast in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 43 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a north wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy


    High: 55 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 57. North northwest wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Partly Sunny




    High: 57 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. North wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy




    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 54. North wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny




    High: 54 °F



  • Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 18 to 22 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 20 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 43. North northwest wind 7 to 17 mph becoming east northeast in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Thursday: Showers likely before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a north wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 57. North northwest wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. North wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 54. North wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. North northwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. South wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.

    Monday: A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. West southwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.



    Lincoln NE
     40.82°N 96.68°W (Elev. 1214 ft)

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