Flooding Lingers Across the Northeast; Fire Weather Concerns Continue Out West

Although the heaviest rainfall has ended, significant flooding continues across parts of New York and Pennsylvania. Heavy rainfall may also lead to localized flash flooding across Central parts of the country. Across the west, dry thunderstorms with locally strong winds could lead to dust storms or new fire starts this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lincoln, Lincoln Municipal Airport (KLNK)

Lat: 40.83°NLon: 96.76°WElev: 1214ft.

Overcast

69°F

21°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed N 10 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1011.6 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 15 Aug 1:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lincoln NE

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Areas of drizzle.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Areas Drizzle

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. North wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming east southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. East northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Areas of drizzle. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North wind 3 to 5 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. North wind 5 to 7 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming east southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. East northeast wind 3 to 6 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Lincoln NE
 40.82°N 96.66°W (Elev. 1253 ft)
1:35 am CDT Aug 15, 2018
2am CDT Aug 15, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 21, 2018
 
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