Severe Thunderstorms in the Central U.S. Today; Dangerous Heatwave Coming to the West

Isolated to scattered severe thunderstorms will be possible today and Thursday across parts of the central Plains into the Upper Midwest and mid Mississippi Valley. Damaging winds, large hail and flooding should be the main threats. A record-breaking and dangerous heatwave is coming to the West. Dozens of daily high temperature records could be broken starting this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lincoln, Lincoln Municipal Airport (KLNK)

Lat: 40.83°NLon: 96.76°WElev: 1214ft.

Fair

78°F

26°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed S 14 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.82 in (1008.5 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 23 Jun 9:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SE Lincoln NE

  • Today

    Today: Sunny and hot, with a high near 97. South wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Hot

    High: 97 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 75. South southeast wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. East wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. North wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Sunny, with a high near 87.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny and hot, with a high near 97. South wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a low around 75. South southeast wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. East wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. North wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 87.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
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)
10:05 am CDT Jun 23, 2021
10am CDT Jun 23, 2021-6pm CDT Jun 29, 2021
 
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