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Severe weather is expected across the central and southern Plains on Wednesday

The Storm Prediction Center is forecasting severe weather for Wednesday across much of the central and southern Plains. Primary threats will be large hail and damaging winds. There could also be small tornado risk farther south along the dryline.
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Lincoln NE

7 Day Forecast

WFO Omaha, NE

NWS Weather Forecast Office

Today

Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Scattered
Showers

High: 24 °C

Tonight

Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Heavy
Rain

Low: 10 °C

Thursday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 22 °C

Thursday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 6 °C

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 25 °C

Friday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 8 °C

Saturday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 19 °C

Saturday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 11 °C

Sunday

Chance Thunderstorms

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 18 °C

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 3pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Windy, with a south wind 39 to 47 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Tonight Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 9pm and 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a low around 10. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 25 to 35 km/h becoming southwest 10 to 20 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.
  • Thursday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 22. Breezy, with a northwest wind 24 to 32 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Thursday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 6. Southwest wind 16 to 21 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the evening.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 25. Southwest wind 10 to 13 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon.
  • Friday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 8.
  • Saturday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 19. Breezy.
  • Saturday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Breezy.
  • Sunday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. Breezy.
  • Sunday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Breezy.
  • Monday A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 14.
  • Monday Night A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 4. Breezy.
  • Tuesday A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. Breezy.

 

Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Lancaster County, NE