Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain for the South-Central U.S.

Rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms and heavy rain with flooding are likely today across the south-central U.S. This trend of repeated storms and precipitation may continue through early to mid week across the region toward the western Gulf Coast increasing the likelihood for more flood potential. Also, elevated fire weather conditions are expected the next couple of days in the Southwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lincoln, Lincoln Municipal Airport (KLNK)

Lat: 40.83°NLon: 96.76°WElev: 1214ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

15°C

59°F

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed E 11 km/h
Barometer 1015.7 mb (30.01 in)
Dewpoint 13°C (56°F)
Visibility 6 km
Last update 16 May 9:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lincoln NE

  • Today

    Today: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 19. Southeast wind 13 to 16 km/h, with gusts as high as 26 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Showers

    High: 19 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 15. East wind 5 to 14 km/h becoming south southeast after midnight.  New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 15 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. East wind 10 to 16 km/h.  New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 23 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. East wind 8 to 14 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 16 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. East wind 8 to 16 km/h becoming south southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 25 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 16 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 25. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 25 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 17 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Breezy.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 27 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 19. Southeast wind 13 to 16 km/h, with gusts as high as 26 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 15. East wind 5 to 14 km/h becoming south southeast after midnight. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. East wind 10 to 16 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. East wind 8 to 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. East wind 8 to 16 km/h becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 25. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Breezy.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Breezy.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Breezy.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Lincoln NE
 40.82°N 96.71°W (Elev. 353 m)
10:35 am CDT May 16, 2021
10am CDT May 16, 2021-6pm CDT May 22, 2021
 
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