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Severe weather possible for parts of central, southern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms for parts of the central and southern Plains Friday afternoon and evening, mainly across eastern New Mexico and West Texas, as well as northeastern Colorado. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Current conditions at

Lincoln, Lincoln Municipal Airport (KLNK)

Lat: 40.83°NLon: 96.76°WElev: 1214ft.

Overcast

16°C

60°F

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed SE 9 km/h
Barometer 30.25 in (1024.3 mb)
Dewpoint 9°C (48°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 22 May 11:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lincoln NE

  • This
    Afternoon

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 19 °C

  • Tonight

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 12 °C

  • Saturday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 18 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 15 °C

  • Sunday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 23 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 15 °C

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 25 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 14 °C

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 26 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. South southeast wind 13 to 18 km/h. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.
Tonight
Showers likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 12. South southeast wind 10 to 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 18. Southeast wind 13 to 21 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 15. Southeast wind 16 to 21 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 23. South southeast wind 14 to 16 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Memorial Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 25.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
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Point Forecast:
Lincoln NE
 40.82°N 96.68°W (Elev. 370 m)
11:42 am CDT May 22, 2015
1pm CDT May 22, 2015-6pm CDT May 28, 2015
 
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