Severe Thunderstorms Likely in Texas Today; Potential Widespread Flooding For South-Central U.S. This Week

Severe thunderstorms are likely today in the southern Plains from northwest Texas and the Texas Panhandle into parts of western Oklahoma. These storms will produce very large hail and a few tornadoes. Also, a potential widespread flood event is appearing more likely across the southern Plains into the Arklatex this week, especially in Texas, from repeated rounds of thunderstorms and heavy rain. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lincoln, Lincoln Municipal Airport (KLNK)

Lat: 40.83°NLon: 96.76°WElev: 1214ft.

Overcast

70°F

21°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed E 12 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 May 4:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lincoln NE

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 71. East wind around 7 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers after 4am.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 58. East northeast wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Areas of fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Areas Fog

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Patchy fog before 8am. High near 77. Southeast wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

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

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Breezy.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 71. East wind around 7 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers after 4am. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 58. East northeast wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East southeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog before 8am. High near 77. Southeast wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Breezy.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Breezy.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Lincoln NE
 40.82°N 96.68°W (Elev. 1214 ft)
5:00 pm CDT May 17, 2021
5pm CDT May 17, 2021-6pm CDT May 24, 2021
 
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