Dangerous Heat Across The Southern U.S. And Severe Thunderstorms In The Plains and Upper Midwest

After a sweltering weekend, heat advisories and excessive heat warnings continue across the southern tier of the U.S. with the potential for more record high temperatures and very dangerous heat indices. Also, severe thunderstorms with all hazards, including tornadoes, hail, damaging winds and heavy rain, are expected this afternoon and evening from the Upper Midwest to the central High Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Grand Island, Central Nebraska Regional Airport (KGRI)

Lat: 40.96°NLon: 98.31°WElev: 1844ft.

Fair

88°F

31°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed S 13 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1009.0 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 13 Jul 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Grand Island NE

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 92. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 11pm and 3am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 67. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. North wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 60. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95.

    Hot

    High: 95 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 92. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 11pm and 3am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 67. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. North wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 60. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Friday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75.
Saturday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 98.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Grand Island NE
 40.92°N 98.37°W (Elev. 1860 ft)
12:22 pm CDT Jul 13, 2020
1pm CDT Jul 13, 2020-6pm CDT Jul 19, 2020
 
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