Severe Thunderstorms in the Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat in the Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms, capable of severe wind (locally exceeding hurricane force), very large hail, flash flooding, and a few tornadoes, are possible late this afternoon into tonight across portions of the of the Upper Midwest into the southern Great Lakes. Excessive heat covers much of the central third of the country and is expected to persist into the weekend over the south-central states. Read More >

Current conditions at

Kearney, Kearney Municipal Airport (KEAR)

Lat: 40.73°NLon: 99°WElev: 2133ft.

Fair

90°F

32°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed S 15 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1015.8 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index99°F (37°C)
Last update 28 Jul 11:56 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Kearney NE

Heat Advisory until July 29, 09:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until July 29, 09:00pm

    NOW until
    9:00pm Thu

    Heat Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 102. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Hot

    High: 96 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. South wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 101. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 102. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. South wind around 10 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 101. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Kearney NE
 40.69°N 99.08°W (Elev. 2156 ft)
10:30 am CDT Jul 28, 2021
12pm CDT Jul 28, 2021-6pm CDT Aug 3, 2021
 
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