Heat Across The Southern U.S.; Storms And Heavy Rain in Central U.S.

The early-season heat across portions of the Southern U.S. will continue for much of this week with more potential record high temperatures. On Tuesday, expect 90s and triple digits from the southern Plains into parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also on Tuesday, strong to severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall will be possible from the central Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lexington, Jim Kelly Field Airport (KLXN)

Lat: 40.79°NLon: 99.78°WElev: 2415ft.

Partly Cloudy

70°F

21°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed SW 14 mph
Barometer 29.85 in
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 May 10:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Gothenburg NE

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 81. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Breezy.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 61 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Breezy.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 81. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind around 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Breezy.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Breezy.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Gothenburg NE
 40.93°N 100.17°W (Elev. 2572 ft)
10:18 am CDT May 17, 2022
10am CDT May 17, 2022-6pm CDT May 23, 2022
 
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