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METRIC | IMPERIAL
Updated: 24-Aug-2016 @ 4:20 PM  
Temperature Current Conditions4 Forecast / Storm Prediction
Currently Outside: Colder 4.4°F than last hour.

72.8°F

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High Today
82.3°F
1:40 PM
Low Today
65.1°F
6:02 AM
Yest High
90.6°F
5:03 PM
Yest Low
70.0°F
3:21 AM
Sta* High
94.6°F
2014
Sta* Low
48.4°F
2015
* This Station's Records Since 2008
Rec* High
107.1°F
1936
Rec* Low
43.0°F
1891
* Records from Weather Underground
Cloudy, Stopped raining Cloudy, Stopped raining

Calm Wind:  WNW
0.0

Gusting to:
0.0 mph
Current Rain Rain:
0.14 in
This
Afternoon
This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. North northeast wind around 9 mph.
Slight Chance
T-storms


Hi 83 °F
Tonight

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. North northeast wind 3 to 8 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Chance
T-storms


Lo 61 °F
Thursday

Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. North wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Slight Chance
T-storms then
Slight Chance
Showers

Hi 78 °F
SPC Activity Map
Dew Point Liquid Precipitation Wind Speed Sun/Moon
Current: Decreased 2.4°F since last hour. 65.2°F
Last Hour: Decreased 2.4°F since last hour. 2.4°F
High 8:46 AM: 67.8°F
Low 10:43 AM: 61.2°F
Record High: 81.9°F on
10-Jul-2011
Record Low: -19.5°F on
5-Jan-2014
Wetbulb: 68.0°F
Rain Today
rain graph
Today: 0.14 in
Storm Rain: 0.14 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
Last 7 Days: 0.52 in
Aug Rain: 2.98 in
Aug to Date
  Avg:10
2.76 in
Aug to Date
  Diff from Avg:10
Over 0.221 in for the month 0.22 in
Aug Avg: 3.64 in
Diff from Avg: Under 0.659 in for the month 0.66 in
Season:1 26.374 in
YTD
  Avg:11
22.41 in
YTD
  Diff from Avg:11
Over 3.964 in for the year 3.96 in
Last Rain
Date/Time:
24-Aug-2016
at 4:05 PM
67 rain days in 2016
12 days in August
0 days since last rain
Current: WNW  0.0 mph
1Hr Average: Calm
Wind Run: 31.15 miles
Wind Gust
Current: 0.0 mph mph
Today: 23.0 mph 12:08 AM
Month: 33.4 mph 1-Aug
Year: 33.4 mph 1-Aug
Record Gust: 48.0 mph
24-May-2008
Sunlight:
13 hrs 22 min
57 sec
of Sunlight Today
Which is
2 min 31 sec shorter than
yesterday
(Noon) graph (Midnight)
Legend

Morning Crescent, 22 days, 0 hours, 36 minutes in cycle
3%
Illuminated
Humidity Barometer
Current: Increased 5% since last hour. 77%
Last Hour: Increased 5% since last hour. 5%
High 1:07 AM: 94%
Low 1:41 PM: 54%
Record High: 100%
4-Feb-2008
Record Low: 10%
16-Mar-2015
Current: Falling 0.012  inHg/hr 29.992 inHg
Last Hour: Steady
High 3:34 PM: 30.019 in.
Low 12:50 AM: 29.832 in.
Record High: 31.234 inHg
7-Jan-2015
Record Low: 29.146 inHg
27-Apr-2014
Cooling Degree Days WebCam Thumbnails Heat Index Air
Today: 2.1
Aug: 277.5
2016 to Date: 1250.1
Heating Degree Days
2016 to Date: 2826.8
PatioCam PatioCam Image facing North
StreetCam StreetCam Image facing South
Current: 72.8°F
High 1:40 PM: 84.3°F
Yesterday: 100.6°F
Record: 123.3°F
24-Jul-2015
Quality
Index6:

39


Good
Density:
1.187 kg/m3
NE Maps
Current UV Index Current Solar Energy9
0.9
Sunburn in
124 Minutes
Highest:
12:44 PM
5.1
105 W/m2
15%
W/m2 SI
High Today:
12:10 PM
791  W/m2
Record:
1501 W/m2
Almanac Irrig. Index5/Lightning Strikes Station All Time Records Cloud Level
Currently: Afternoon
YTD Avg Temp: 58.3°F
Sunrise: 6:47am
Sunset: 8:10pm
Moonrise: 11:44 pm
Moonset: 1:42 pm
Full Moon: 18-Aug-2016
New Moon: 4:04 AM CDT
1-Sep-2016
Autumn
Begins:
9:21 AM CDT
22-Sep-2016
 
Updated at Midnight
Current ET: 0.14 in
7-Days Rain: 0.52 in
7-Days ET: 1.31 in
7-Day:  0.787 in water in deficit of what evaporated in last 7 days. 0.787 in
August:  1.429 in water in deficit of what evaporated this month. 1.429 in
2 Hour Lightning Blitz Lightning Map
HIGHS: LOWS:
106.9°F
15-Jun-2016
-8.1°F
6-Jan-2014
Daytime Records
  106.0°F
15-Jun-2016
  -0.8°F
2-Mar-2014
Nitetime Records
  91.0°F
25-Jul-2012
  -5.3°F
6-Jan-2014
ICN:34 | S3C2:0 | Ajax 3.xx
ISS:Ok | CON:4.7 | RCP:99%
METRIC | IMPERIAL
Updated: 24-Aug-2016 @ 4:20 PM  
1 Rain season: Jan 1st to Dec 31st.   4 Chandler Burning Index (CBI) Updates Continuously.   5 Estimated amount of water needed to replace the water used by plants and evaporation from the past week. (Negative numbers mean amount of water needed, positive numbers mean excess water is present).   6 Air Quality Index is provided by Douglas County Health Department in Omaha, NE. AQI Data for Lincoln, NE is currently unavailable as an RSS feed..   9 Solar Index represents either an absolute scale of solar energy (W/m²) using the station’s recorded maximum or a percentage of computed theoretical solar maximum using the station’s location and time of day. These indices differ most when the sun is low on the horizon. The current scale is shown, and will toggle if it or the icon is clicked.   10 Historical average only to day 24 of just the month of August for this station since 2008.   11 Historical average rain this season to day 24 of August for this station since 2008.
 NWS Weather Forecast  -   Outlook This Afternoon & Tonight
This
Afternoon
This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. North northeast wind around 9 mph.
Slight Chance
T-storms


Hi 83 °F
NWS forecast: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. North northeast wind around 9 mph.
WXSIM forecast: Partly to mostly cloudy. High 84°. UV index up to 7. Wind east-northeast around 5 mph.
Tonight

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. North northeast wind 3 to 8 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Chance
T-storms


Lo 61 °F
NWS forecast: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. North northeast wind 3 to 8 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
WXSIM forecast: Mostly cloudy in the evening, becoming partly cloudy after midnight. Patchy light fog in the evening, then light to moderate fog after midnight. A chance of rain in the evening, then a slight chance of rain after midnight. Low 64°. Wind east-northeast around 4 mph in the evening, becoming north-northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. Precipitation mostly around a quarter of an inch.
 NWS Short Term Weather Forecast
Thursday

Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. North wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Slight Chance
T-storms then
Slight Chance
Showers
Hi 78 °F
Thursday
Night
Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Slight Chance
Showers

Lo 58 °F
Friday

Friday: A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 76. Light east northeast wind becoming east southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
T-storms
Likely

Hi 76 °F
Friday
Night
Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
T-storms
Likely

Lo 64 °F
Saturday

Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
T-storms
Likely

Hi 82 °F
Saturday
Night
Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
T-storms
Likely

Lo 64 °F
Sunday

Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Chance
T-storms

Hi 84 °F
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