Severe Storms Across Portions of the Central U.S.; Wet and Windy in the Northwest

A few severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail are expected this today across Kentucky, northeast Minnesota, and from southeast Colorado into the Oklahoma Panhandle. These storms may produce heavy rain and flooding in Kentucky. A strong cold front will sweep through the Northwest U.S. with rain, mountain snow and high winds. Heat and record high temperatures persist in the South. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Omaha - Eppley Airfield (KOMA)

Lat: 41.31°NLon: 95.9°WElev: 978ft.

Partly Cloudy

84°F

29°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.76 in (1007.0 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 18 May 6:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Omaha NE

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 20 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69. North northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. North wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers before 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 57 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 68.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 20 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. North northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. North wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Monday
A chance of showers after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Omaha NE
 41.26°N 96.02°W (Elev. 1155 ft)
6:17 pm CDT May 18, 2022
7pm CDT May 18, 2022-6pm CDT May 25, 2022
 
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