Severe Thunderstorms in the Central Plains; Flooding Threat in the Southeast; Western Critical Fire Weather

Scattered severe thunderstorms are possible today across parts of Nebraska and Iowa, including the threat for large hail and damaging winds. Heavy showers and thunderstorms occurring today along a front stretched across the Southeast U.S. may result in areas of flash, urban, and small stream flooding. Critical fire weather conditions are forecast today and for parts of the interior Western U.S. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lincoln, Lincoln Municipal Airport (KLNK)

Lat: 40.83°NLon: 96.76°WElev: 1214ft.

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed SW 18 G 25 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1010.8 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 22 Jun 11:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lincoln NE

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 68. South wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 97. South southwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Hot

    High: 97 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 96. South wind 8 to 11 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 10pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 68. South wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 97. South southwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 96. South wind 8 to 11 mph. 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 10pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 10pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Lincoln NE
 40.82°N 96.68°W (Elev. 1214 ft)
11:32 am CDT Jun 22, 2021
12pm CDT Jun 22, 2021-6pm CDT Jun 28, 2021
 
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