Strong Thunderstorms Across the Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions in the Central Plains

Strong thunderstorms may impact parts of the northern Great Plains and Upper Midwest today. Heat will begin to build across the northern Plains on today before spreading east across the northern tier states on Thursday. Critical fire weather conditions are forecast on Wednesday across portions of the central Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lincoln, Lincoln Municipal Airport (KLNK)

Lat: 40.83°NLon: 96.76°WElev: 1214ft.

Fair

73°F

23°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1018.4 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Jun 1:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SE Lincoln NE

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Clear, with a low around 67. South southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 95. Breezy, with a south wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 95 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. South southwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Hot

    High: 97 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Clear, with a low around 67. South southwest wind around 7 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 95. Breezy, with a south wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. South southwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Tuesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 97.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SE Lincoln NE
 40.79°N 96.68°W (Elev. 1201 ft)
1:35 am CDT Jun 29, 2022
2am CDT Jun 29, 2022-6pm CDT Jul 5, 2022
 
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