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METRIC | IMPERIAL
Updated: 26-Aug-2016 @ 2:50 PM  
Temperature Current Conditions4 Forecast / Storm Prediction
Currently Outside: Warmer 1.3°F than last hour.

68.2°F

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High Today
68.3°F
10:48 AM
Low Today
60.4°F
4:47 AM
Yest High
78.6°F
5:45 PM
Yest Low
58.6°F
4:28 AM
Sta* High
96.0°F
2013
Sta* Low
57.7°F
2008
* This Station's Records Since 2008
Rec* High
105.1°F
1926
Rec* Low
48.0°F
1988
* Records from Weather Underground
Overcast and gloomy, Dry Overcast and gloomy, Dry

Wind from ESE Wind:  ESE
4.4

Gusting to:
4.0 mph
Current Rain Rain:
0.01 in
This
Afternoon
This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 75. East wind around 10 mph.
Slight Chance
Showers


Hi 75 °F
Tonight

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 1am and 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Chance
T-storms then
T-storms
Likely

Lo 64 °F
Saturday

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind around 6 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Chance
T-storms then
Mostly Sunny

Hi 83 °F
SPC Activity Map
Dew Point Liquid Precipitation Wind Speed Sun/Moon
Current: Increased 0.9°F since last hour. 63.5°F
Last Hour: Increased 0.9°F since last hour. 0.9°F
High 2:22 PM: 63.6°F
Low 4:20 AM: 57.7°F
Record High: 81.9°F on
10-Jul-2011
Record Low: -19.5°F on
5-Jan-2014
Wetbulb: 65.3°F
Rain Today
rain graph
Today: 0.01 in
Yesterday: 0.01 in
Last 7 Days: 0.53 in
Aug Rain: 3.05 in
Aug to Date
  Avg:10
2.96 in
Aug to Date
  Diff from Avg:10
Over 0.091 in for the month 0.09 in
Aug Avg: 3.64 in
Diff from Avg: Under 0.589 in for the month 0.59 in
Season:1 26.445 in
YTD
  Avg:11
22.61 in
YTD
  Diff from Avg:11
Over 3.835 in for the year 3.84 in
Last Rain
Date/Time:
26-Aug-2016
at 5:49 AM
69 rain days in 2016
14 days in August
0 days since last rain
Current: ESE  4.4 mph
1Hr Average: 4.6 mph
Wind Run: 37.39 miles
Wind Gust
Current: 4.0 mph mph
Today: 17.3 mph 11:42 AM
Month: 33.4 mph 1-Aug
Year: 33.4 mph 1-Aug
Record Gust: 48.0 mph
24-May-2008
Sunlight:
13 hrs 17 min
52 sec
of Sunlight Today
Which is
2 min 33 sec shorter than
yesterday
(Noon) graph (Midnight)
Legend

Morning Crescent, 23 days, 23 hours, 9 minutes in cycle
1%
Illuminated
Humidity Barometer
Current: Decreased 1% since last hour. 85%
Last Hour: Decreased 1% since last hour. 1%
High 12:58 AM: 92%
Low 10:47 AM: 78%
Record High: 100%
4-Feb-2008
Record Low: 10%
16-Mar-2015
Current: Falling 0.014  inHg/hr 30.059 inHg
Last Hour: Steady
High 7:07 AM: 30.142 in.
Low 2:48 PM: 30.059 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
Aug: 283.1
2016 to Date: 1255.9
Heating Degree Days
2016 to Date: 2828.3
PatioCam PatioCam Image facing North
StreetCam StreetCam Image facing South
Current: 68.2°F
High 10:48 AM: 68.3°F
Yesterday: 78.6°F
Record: 123.3°F
24-Jul-2015
Quality
Index6:

19


Good
Density:
1.200 kg/m3
NE Maps
Current UV Index Current Solar Energy9
1.3
Sunburn in
86 Minutes
Highest:
2:12 PM
3.6
125 W/m2
15%
W/m2 SI
High Today:
10:40 AM
643  W/m2
Record:
1501 W/m2
Almanac Irrig. Index5/Lightning Strikes Station All Time Records Cloud Level
Currently: Afternoon
YTD Avg Temp: 58.4°F
Sunrise: 6:49am
Sunset: 8:07pm
Moonrise: 1:15 am
Moonset: 3:47 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: 0.06 in
7-Days Rain: 0.53 in
7-Days ET: 1.13 in
7-Day:  0.595 in water in deficit of what evaporated in last 7 days. 0.595 in
August:  1.559 in water in deficit of what evaporated this month. 1.559 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:18 | S3C2:0 | Ajax 3.xx
ISS:Ok | CON:4.7 | RCP:99%
METRIC | IMPERIAL
Updated: 26-Aug-2016 @ 2:50 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 26 of just the month of August for this station since 2008.   11 Historical average rain this season to day 26 of August for this station since 2008.
 NWS Weather Forecast  -   Outlook This Afternoon & Tonight
This
Afternoon
This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 75. East wind around 10 mph.
Slight Chance
Showers


Hi 75 °F
NWS forecast: A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 75. East wind around 10 mph.
WXSIM forecast: Dense overcast. A chance of rain. Cool. High 70°. UV index up to 3. Wind east around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent. Precipitation mostly less than a tenth of an inch.
Tonight

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 1am and 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Chance
T-storms then
T-storms
Likely

Lo 64 °F
NWS forecast: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 1am and 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
WXSIM forecast: Cloudy in the evening, becoming mostly cloudy to cloudy after midnight. A chance of rain in the evening, then a slight chance of rain after midnight. Low 61°. Wind east around 4 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent. Precipitation mostly less than a tenth of an inch.
 NWS Short Term Weather Forecast
Saturday

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind around 6 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Chance
T-storms then
Mostly Sunny
Hi 83 °F
Saturday
Night
Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 6 mph.
Partly Cloudy

Lo 66 °F
Sunday

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Partly Sunny
then Slight
Chance
T-storms
Hi 87 °F
Sunday
Night
Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Slight Chance
T-storms

Lo 68 °F
Monday

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Chance
T-storms

Hi 85 °F
Monday
Night
Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Chance
T-storms

Lo 66 °F
Tuesday

Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Chance
T-storms

Hi 84 °F
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