Severe Thunderstorms and Flash Flooding in the Central U.S.; A Dangerous Heatwave Coming to the West

A slow moving cold front will bring multiple rounds of widespread heavy rain, localized flash flooding, and severe thunderstorms from the central Plains into the Great Lakes through Saturday. A dangerous heatwave with record breaking and triple digit temperatures is expected this weekend into next week over the Northwest U.S. Excessive Heat Watches and Warnings have been issued. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lincoln, Lincoln Municipal Airport (KLNK)

Lat: 40.83°NLon: 96.76°WElev: 1214ft.

Fog/Mist

71°F

22°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1009.9 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 25 Jun 12:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SE Lincoln NE

Flash Flood Watch until June 26, 07:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until June 26, 07:00am

    NOW until
    7:00am Sat

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 74. North northeast wind around 6 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 4pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. East wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 74. North northeast wind around 6 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 4pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Monday
A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SE Lincoln NE
 40.79°N 96.65°W (Elev. 1260 ft)
1:06 am CDT Jun 25, 2021
1am CDT Jun 25, 2021-6pm CDT Jul 1, 2021
 
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