Dangerous Heat Wave from the Midwest to East Coast

A large ridge of high pressure extending from the Central to Eastern U.S. will deliver a dangerous summer heat wave through the weekend. Widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories already cover the Eastern two-thirds of the country. A number of record highs and overnight warm minimum temperatures are likely. Heat indices will surge past 100 degrees and approach the 110s. Heat Safety! Read More >

Current conditions at

Lincoln, Lincoln Municipal Airport (KLNK)

Lat: 40.83°NLon: 96.76°WElev: 1214ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 29.73 in (1005.2 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 19 Jul 6:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSE Dorchester NE

Excessive Heat Warning until July 20, 07:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
  •  
    Excessive Heat Warning until July 20, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Sat

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • Today

    Today: Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 113. South wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Hot

    High: 98 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 78. South wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 78 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 106. South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. North northeast wind around 8 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Northeast wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 113. South wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 78. South wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 106. South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. North northeast wind around 8 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Northeast wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSE Dorchester NE
 40.59°N 97.09°W (Elev. 1427 ft)
7:15 am CDT Jul 19, 2019
7am CDT Jul 19, 2019-6pm CDT Jul 25, 2019
 
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