Severe Thunderstorm and Flash Flood Risk Continues for the Central/Southern Plains; Heat Wave Continues in the East

A Moderate Risk of severe thunderstorms is in place tonight for the threat of widespread, damaging thunderstorm wind gusts, large hail, and a few tornadoes across the southern and central High Plains. A Moderate Risk for excessive rainfall continues from the northern Texas Panhandle into southeast Nebraska. In the Southeast, record high temperatures remain possible into the mid-week period. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lincoln, Lincoln Municipal Airport (KLNK)

Lat: 40.83°NLon: 96.76°WElev: 1214ft.

Light Rain and Breezy

65°F

18°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed S 22 G 32 mph
Barometer 29.66 in (1003.5 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 4:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SE Lincoln NE

Flash Flood Watch until May 27, 10:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until May 27, 10:00am

    NOW until
    10:00am Mon

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind around 15 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.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 65 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southwest wind around 7 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  High near 75. East southeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South southeast wind 6 to 13 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind around 15 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.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southwest wind around 7 mph becoming northeast after midnight. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. High near 75. East southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South southeast wind 6 to 13 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SE Lincoln NE
 40.79°N 96.66°W (Elev. 1247 ft)
4:35 am CDT May 27, 2019
5am CDT May 27, 2019-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2019
 
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