Flash Flood Risk in the Mid-Atlantic; Storms in the High Plains; Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Heavy rain and thunderstorms will pose a flash flood risk for the Mid-Atlantic. Severe thunderstorms are possible through Friday from the northern and central Plains to the Upper Midwest. Elevated and critical fire weather conditions with isolated dry thunderstorm potential across a large part of the West. Above average temperatures are expected in the Southern Plains and Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Omaha - Eppley Airfield (KOMA)

Lat: 41.31°NLon: 95.9°WElev: 978ft.

Overcast and Breezy

31°C

87°F

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed S 33 G 44 km/h
Barometer 1013.5 mb (29.96 in)
Dewpoint 22°C (71°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index34°C (93°F)
Last update 12 Aug 1:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Omaha NE

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 32. South southeast wind 14 to 16 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 32 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1am and 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. South southeast wind 10 to 16 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 23 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 31. South southeast wind 11 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.  New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. South southeast wind 10 to 16 km/h, with gusts as high as 26 km/h.  New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. South wind 10 to 13 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 32 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 31 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 28 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 32. South southeast wind 14 to 16 km/h.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1am and 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. South southeast wind 10 to 16 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 31. South southeast wind 11 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. South southeast wind 10 to 16 km/h, with gusts as high as 26 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. South wind 10 to 13 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 27.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 26.
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Point Forecast:
Omaha NE
 41.26°N 96°W (Elev. 342 m)
1:36 pm CDT Aug 12, 2020
2pm CDT Aug 12, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 18, 2020
 
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