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METRIC | IMPERIAL
Updated: 27-May-2016 @ 11:00 AM  
Temperature Current Conditions4 Forecast / Storm Prediction
Currently Outside: Warmer 4°F than last hour.

72.3°F

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High Today
72.3°F
10:56 AM
Low Today
59.7°F
6:36 AM
Yest High
83.6°F
1:32 PM
Yest Low
57.2°F
4:46 AM
Sta* High
92.5°F
2012
Sta* Low
50.3°F
2009
* This Station's Records Since 2008
Rec* High
95.0°F
1966
Rec* Low
36.0°F
1907
* Records from Weather Underground
Partly cloudy, Dry Partly cloudy, Dry

Wind from SSE Wind:  SSE
3.1

Gusting to:
2.0 mph
Current Rain Rain:
0.06 in
Today

Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. East northeast wind 8 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Chance
Showers then
Chance
T-storms

Hi 74 °F
Tonight

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
T-storms
Likely


Lo 59 °F
Saturday

Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South southwest wind 6 to 13 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
T-storms
Likely


Hi 78 °F
SPC Activity Map
Dew Point Liquid Precipitation Wind Speed Sun/Moon
Current: Decreased 0.6°F since last hour. 60.3°F
Last Hour: Decreased 0.6°F since last hour. 0.6°F
High 10:17 AM: 61.9°F
Low 12:05 AM: 57.8°F
Record High: 81.9°F on
10-Jul-2011
Record Low: -19.5°F on
5-Jan-2014
Wetbulb: 65.0°F
Rain Today
rain graph
Today: 0.06 in
Storm Rain: 2.72 in
Yesterday: 2.41 in
Last 7 Days: 3.46 in
May Rain: 8.74 in
May to Date
  Avg:10
4.41 in
May to Date
  Diff from Avg:10
Over 4.329 in for the month 4.33 in
May Avg: 5.16 in
Diff from Avg: Over 3.579 in for the month 3.58 in
Season:1 15.605 in
YTD
  Avg:11
9.96 in
YTD
  Diff from Avg:11
Over 5.645 in for the year 5.64 in
Last Rain
Date/Time:
27-May-2016
at 3:01 AM
38 rain days in 2016
11 days in May
0 days since last rain
Current: SSE  3.1 mph
1Hr Average: 1.9 mph
Wind Run: 31.07 miles
Wind Gust
Current: 2.0 mph mph
Today: 21.0 mph 3:49 AM
Month: 29.0 mph 26-May
Year: 33.0 mph 23-Mar
Record Gust: 48.0 mph
24-May-2008
Sunlight:
14 hrs 49 min
50 sec
of Sunlight Today
Which is
1 min 22 sec longer than
yesterday
(Noon) graph (Midnight)
Legend

Morning Crescent, 20 days, 20 hours, 33 minutes in cycle
3%
Illuminated
Humidity Barometer
Current: Decreased 11% since last hour. 66%
Last Hour: Decreased 11% since last hour. 11%
High 7:10 AM: 96%
Low 10:56 AM: 65%
Record High: 100%
4-Feb-2008
Record Low: 10%
16-Mar-2015
Current: Falling 0.017  inHg/hr 29.736 inHg
Last Hour: Falling slowly
High 12:03 AM: 29.815 in.
Low 4:24 AM: 29.622 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: 0.0
May: 40.7
2016 to Date: 50.4
Heating Degree Days
2016 to Date: 2826.4
PatioCam PatioCam Image facing North
StreetCam StreetCam Image facing South
Current: 72.3°F
High 10:56 AM: 72.3°F
Yesterday: 87.6°F
Record: 123.3°F
24-Jul-2015
Quality
Index6:

35


Good
Density:
1.179 kg/m3
NE Maps
Current UV Index Current Solar Energy9
2.7
Sunburn in
41 Minutes
Highest:
10:50 AM
5.2
327 W/m2
40%
W/m2 SI
High Today:
10:52 AM
995  W/m2
Record:
1501 W/m2
Almanac Irrig. Index5/Lightning Strikes Station All Time Records Cloud Level
Currently: Morning
YTD Avg Temp: 46.1°F
Sunrise: 5:59am
Sunset: 8:49pm
Moonrise: 12:41 am
Moonset: 11:15 am
Full Moon: 21-May-2016
New Moon: 10:00 PM CDT
4-Jun-2016
Summer
Begins:
5:34 PM CDT
20-Jun-2016
 
Updated at Midnight
Current ET: 0.11 in
7-Days Rain: 3.46 in
7-Days ET: 1.18 in
7-Day:  2.288 in water in excess of what evaporated in last 7 days. 2.288 in
May:  4.449 in water in excess of what evaporated this month. 4.449 in
2 Hour Lightning Blitz Lightning Map
HIGHS: LOWS:
106.2°F
25-Jul-2012
-8.1°F
6-Jan-2014
Daytime Records
  105.1°F
25-Jul-2012
  -0.8°F
2-Mar-2014
Nitetime Records
  91.0°F
25-Jul-2012
  -5.3°F
6-Jan-2014
ICN:5 | S3C2:0 | Ajax 3.xx
ISS:Ok | CON:4.7 | RCP:99%
METRIC | IMPERIAL
Updated: 27-May-2016 @ 11:00 AM  
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 27 of just the month of May for this station since 2008.   11 Historical average rain this season to day 27 of May for this station since 2008.
 NWS Weather Forecast  -   Outlook Today & Tonight
Today

Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. East northeast wind 8 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Chance
Showers then
Chance
T-storms

Hi 74 °F
NWS forecast: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. East northeast wind 8 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
WXSIM forecast: Mostly cloudy in the morning, becoming cloudy in the afternoon. A slight chance of rain in the morning, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. Scattered thunderstorms likely, some possibly severe. High 73°. UV index up to 5. Wind east-northeast around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent. Precipitation mostly less than a tenth of an inch.
Tonight

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
T-storms
Likely


Lo 59 °F
NWS forecast: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
WXSIM forecast: Cloudy in the evening, becoming mostly cloudy to cloudy after midnight. Patchy light fog in the evening, then light to moderate fog after midnight. Rain likely. Thunderstorms very likely, some possibly severe. Low 60°. Wind east-southeast around 3 mph in the evening, becoming south-southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation 60 percent. Precipitation mostly around a quarter of an inch.
 NWS Short Term Weather Forecast
Saturday

Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South southwest wind 6 to 13 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
T-storms
Likely

Hi 78 °F
Saturday
Night
Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West southwest wind 6 to 13 mph.
Partly Cloudy

Lo 56 °F
Sunday

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. West southwest wind around 7 mph.
Mostly Sunny
then Slight
Chance
T-storms
Hi 84 °F
Sunday
Night
Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Chance
T-storms

Lo 62 °F
Memorial
Day
Memorial Day: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Chance
T-storms

Hi 82 °F
Monday
Night
Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
T-storms
Likely

Lo 61 °F
Tuesday

Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Chance
T-storms

Hi 78 °F
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