Wintry weather for Midwest, Ohio Valley; Bitter cold for Northeast

A bitterly cold airmass has invaded the eastern U.S this weekend bringing the coldest temperatures of the season. Gusty winds will combine with these cold temperatures to create dangerous wind chills well below zero in many parts of the Northeast. Meanwhile, a developing storm in the Plains will bring wintry precipitation to the Midwest and Ohio Valley on Sunday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lincoln, Lincoln Municipal Airport (KLNK)

Lat: 40.82°NLon: -96.68°WElev: 1214ft.

Overcast

-6°C

22°F

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed SW 19 km/h
Barometer 1014.6 mb (29.91 in)
Dewpoint -11°C (12°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-12°C (10°F)
Last update 14 Feb 7:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Lincoln NE

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 7. Southwest wind 11 to 18 km/h becoming west northwest in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 7 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of rain and snow showers between 9pm and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. South southwest wind 10 to 14 km/h becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: -2 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Partly sunny, with a high near 8. Northwest wind 11 to 18 km/h becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 8 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Breezy, with a southwest wind 11 to 21 km/h becoming northwest 24 to 34 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 47 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Breezy

    Low: 0 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 7. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 29 to 34 km/h decreasing to 21 to 26 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 48 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 7 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -3 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 9.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 9 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 1.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 1 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 17 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 7. Southwest wind 11 to 18 km/h becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
Tonight
A slight chance of rain and snow showers between 9pm and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. South southwest wind 10 to 14 km/h becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Washington's Birthday
Partly sunny, with a high near 8. Northwest wind 11 to 18 km/h becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Breezy, with a southwest wind 11 to 21 km/h becoming northwest 24 to 34 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 47 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 7. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 29 to 34 km/h decreasing to 21 to 26 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 48 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 9.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 16. Breezy.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 1.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 13.
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Point Forecast:
Lincoln NE
 40.82°N 96.68°W (Elev. 370 m)
6:35 am CST Feb 14, 2016
8am CST Feb 14, 2016-6pm CST Feb 20, 2016
 
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