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METRIC | IMPERIAL
Updated: 24-Mar-2017 @ 2:45 PM  
Temperature Current Conditions4 Forecast / Storm Prediction
Currently Outside: Colder 0.5°F than last hour.

46.6°F

Feels like:  44°F
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High Today
70.2°F
12:26 AM
Low Today
46.5°F
2:25 PM
Yest High
75.3°F
5:12 PM
Yest Low
47.7°F
4:36 AM
Sta* High
81.6°F
2012
Sta* Low
23.8°F
2013
* This Station's Records Since 2008
Rec* High
83.0°F
1967
Rec* Low
7.0°F
1965
* Records from Weather Underground
Cloudy, Dry Cloudy, Dry

Wind from NNW Wind:  NNW
8.6

Gusting to:
5.0 mph
Current Rain Rain:
0.07 in
This
Afternoon
This Afternoon: A chance of showers before 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 4pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 48. North northeast wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Showers
Likely

Hi 48 °F
Tonight

Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then rain likely, mainly between 1am and 2am.  Low around 42. North wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Showers

Lo 42 °F
Saturday

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 48. North wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Chance Rain

Hi 48 °F
SPC Activity Map
Dew Point Liquid Precipitation Wind Speed Sun/Moon
Current: Decreased 0.5°F since last hour. 43.2°F
Last Hour: Decreased 0.5°F since last hour. 0.5°F
High 4:47 AM: 56.6°F
Low 2:25 PM: 43.1°F
Record High: 81.9°F on
10-Jul-2011
Record Low: -19.5°F on
5-Jan-2014
Wetbulb: 45.1°F
Precipitation Today
rain graph
Today: 0.07 in
Storm Precip: 0.07 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
Last 7 Days: 0.00 in
Mar Precip: 0.11 in
Mar to Date
  Avg:10
0.69 in
Mar to Date
  Diff from Avg:10
Under 0.577 in for the month 0.58 in
Mar Avg: 0.97 in
Diff from Avg: Under 0.857 in for the month 0.86 in
Season:1 1.535 in
YTD
  Avg:11
1.74 in
YTD
  Diff from Avg:11
Under 0.205 in for the year 0.21 in
Last Precip
Date/Time:
24-Mar-2017
at 6:21 AM
11 precip days in 2017
3 days in March
0 days since last precip
Current: NNW  8.6 mph
1Hr Average: 5.8 mph
Wind Run: 60.89 miles
Wind Gust
Current: 5.0 mph mph
Today: 21.0 mph 1:06 AM
Month: 35.0 mph 6-Mar
Year: 35.0 mph 6-Mar
Record Gust: 48.0 mph
24-May-2008
Sunlight:
12 hrs 22 min
46 sec
of Sunlight Today
Which is
2 min 44 sec longer than
yesterday
(Noon) graph (Midnight)
Legend

Morning Crescent, 26 days, 4 hours, 51 minutes in cycle
0%
Illuminated
Humidity Barometer
Current: No Change 88%
Last Hour: No Change 0%
High 7:40 AM: 94%
Low 2:19 AM: 53%
Record High: 100%
4-Feb-2008
Record Low: 10%
16-Mar-2015
Current: Falling 0.025  inHg/hr 29.881 inHg
Last Hour: Falling slowly
High 1:24 PM: 29.913 in.
Low 12:00 AM: 29.653 in.
Record High: 31.234 inHg
7-Jan-2015
Record Low: 29.140 inHg
28-Nov-2016
Heating Degree Days WebCam Thumbnails Wind Chill Air
Today: 1.2
Mar: 480.1
2017 to Date: 2262.5
Cooling Degree Days
2017 to Date: 1.1
PatioCam PatioCam Image facing North
StreetCam StreetCam Image facing South
Current: 44.2°F
Low 2:44 PM: 39.3°F
Yesterday: 42.5°F
Record: -30.1°F
6-Jan-2014
Quality
Index6:

58


Moderate
Density:
1.249 kg/m3
NE Maps
Current UV Index Current Solar Energy9
0.8
Sunburn in
140 Minutes
Highest:
1:33 PM
1.3
120 W/m2
16%
W/m2 SI
High Today:
1:33 PM
213  W/m2
Record:
1501 W/m2
SE Lincoln WX Almanac Irrig. Index5/Lightning Strikes Station All Time Records Cloud Level
Currently: Afternoon
YTD Avg Temp: 37.5°F
Sunrise: 7:21am
Sunset: 7:44pm
Moonrise: 5:24 am
Moonset: 4:04 pm
Full Moon: 12-Mar-2017
New Moon: 9:58 PM CDT
27-Mar-2017
Summer
Begins:
11:24 PM CDT
20-Jun-2017
 
Updated at Midnight
Current ET: 0.06 in
7-Days Rain: 0.00 in
7-Days ET: 0.91 in
7-Day:  0.906 in water in deficit of what evaporated in last 7 days. 0.906 in
March:  2.177 in water in deficit of what evaporated this month. 2.177 in
2 Hour Lightning Blitz Lightning Map
HIGHS: LOWS:
106.9°F
15-Jun-2016
-8.9°F
18-Dec-2016
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:18 | S3C2:0 | Ajax 3.xx
ISS:Ok | CON:4.7 | RCP:99%
METRIC | IMPERIAL
Updated: 24-Mar-2017 @ 2:45 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 March for this station since 2008.   11 Historical average rain this season to day 24 of March for this station since 2008.
 NWS Weather Forecast  -   Outlook This Afternoon & Tonight
This
Afternoon
This Afternoon: A chance of showers before 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 4pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 48. North northeast wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Showers
Likely

Hi 48 °F
NWS forecast: A chance of showers before 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 4pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 48. North northeast wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
WXSIM forecast: Cloudy. A chance of rain. Breezy. High 49°. UV index up to 2. Wind north around 12 mph, gusting to 18 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent. Precipitation mostly less than a tenth of an inch.
Tonight

Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then rain likely, mainly between 1am and 2am.  Low around 42. North wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Showers

Lo 42 °F
NWS forecast: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then rain likely, mainly between 1am and 2am. Low around 42. North wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
WXSIM forecast: Dense overcast. Rain likely. Breezy. Low 38°. Wind chill ranging from 31 to 38. Wind north around 13 mph, gusting to 19 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent. Precipitation mostly around half an inch.
 NWS Short Term Weather Forecast
Saturday

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 48. North wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Chance Rain
Hi 48 °F
Saturday
Night
Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. North wind 3 to 8 mph.
Mostly Cloudy
Lo 40 °F
Sunday

Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. North wind 3 to 6 mph.
Mostly Cloudy
Hi 58 °F
Sunday
Night
Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 41.
Slight Chance
Rain
Lo 41 °F
Monday

Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
Mostly Cloudy
Hi 61 °F
Monday
Night
Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Partly Cloudy
Lo 40 °F
Tuesday

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Mostly Sunny
Hi 63 °F
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