Midwest Heavy Rain and Severe Storms; Poor Air Quality and Elevated Fire Threats In the Northwest; Hurricane Lane Rolls Through Central Pacific

An area of low pressure is expected to lift up through the Midwest and intensify, while producing possible excessive rainfall and severe storms across the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Smoke from wildfires will continue to create poor air quality across parts of Western region. Hurricane Lane continues to move west through the Central Pacific, well east-southeast of Hawaii. Read More >

Current conditions at

Omaha - Eppley Airfield (KOMA)

Lat: 41.31°NLon: 95.9°WElev: 978ft.

Rain Fog/Mist

67°F

19°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed N 17 mph
Barometer 29.74 in (1006.3 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 1:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SE Omaha NE

Flash Flood Watch until August 20, 12:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until August 20, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Mon

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers.  Low around 65. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 72. Breezy, with a north wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. North northwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers. Low around 65. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 72. Breezy, with a north wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. North northwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 9 to 11 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SE Omaha NE
 41.24°N 95.97°W (Elev. 1198 ft)
1:35 am CDT Aug 20, 2018
2am CDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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