Severe Thunderstorms in the Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat in the Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms, capable of severe wind (locally exceeding hurricane force), very large hail, flash flooding, and a few tornadoes, are possible late this afternoon into tonight across portions of the of the Upper Midwest into the southern Great Lakes. Excessive heat covers much of the central third of the country and is expected to persist into the weekend over the south-central states. Read More >

Current conditions at

Aurora, Aurora Municipal Airport (KAUH)

Lat: 40.89°NLon: 97.99°WElev: 1804ft.

Fair

93°F

34°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.06 in
Dewpoint 77°F (25°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index107°F (42°C)
Last update 28 Jul 1:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Aurora NE

Heat Advisory until July 29, 09:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until July 29, 09:00pm

    NOW until
    9:00pm Thu

    Heat Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 102. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Hot

    High: 95 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 103. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. East southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 102. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 103. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. East southeast wind around 10 mph.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Aurora NE
 40.86°N 98.02°W (Elev. 1814 ft)
12:34 pm CDT Jul 28, 2021
1pm CDT Jul 28, 2021-6pm CDT Aug 3, 2021
 
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