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METRIC | IMPERIAL
Updated: 21-Aug-2014 @ 2:55 PM  
Temperature Current Conditions Forecast / Storm Prediction
Currently Outside: Warmer 0.4°F than last hour.

86.4°F

Heat Index:  94.7°F
Feels like:  95°F
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High Today
87.4°F
1:59 PM
Low Today
72.0°F
8:49 AM
Yest High
94.9°F
3:57 PM
Yest Low
75.6°F
1:14 AM
Sta* High
96.6°F
2012
Sta* Low
56.9°F
2012
* This Station's Records Since 2008
Rec* High
104.0°F
1929
Rec* Low
47.0°F
1890
* Records from Weather Underground
Cloudy, Dry Cloudy, Dry

Wind from W Wind:  W
0.7

Gusting to:
1 mph
Current Rain Rain:
0.11 in
Fire Weather Index: MINIMAL Current FWI:4
Fire Danger:
2.5 of 232
This
Afternoon

Slight Chc T-Storms. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%
Slight Chc
T-Storms
Hi 94 °F
Tonight

T-Storms Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%
T-Storms
Likely
Lo 72 °F
Friday

Slight Chc T-Storms. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%
Slight Chc
T-Storms
Hi 93 °F
SPC Activity Map
Dew Point Liquid Precipitation Wind Speed Sun/Moon
Current: Decreased 0.3°F since last hour. 74.1°F
Last Hour: Decreased 0.3°F since last hour. 0.3°F
High 2:21 PM: 75.1°F
Low 2:51 AM: 67.0°F
Record High: 81.9°F on
10-Jul-2011
Record Low: -19.5°F on
5-Jan-2014
Wetbulb: 77.9°F
Rain Today
rain graph
Today: 0.11 in
Storm Rain: 0.11 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
Last 7 Days: 0.35 in
Aug Rain: 1.29 in
Aug to Date
  Avg:10
2.59 in
Aug to Date
  Diff from Avg:10
Under 1.299 in for the month 1.30 in
Aug Avg: 3.38 in
Diff from Avg: Under 2.089 in for the month 2.09 in
Season:1 22.472 in
YTD
  Avg:11
21.16 in
YTD
  Diff from Avg:11
Over 1.312 in for the year 1.31 in
Last Rain
Date/Time:
21-Aug-2014
at 10:49 AM
54 rain days in 2014
9 days in August
0 days since last rain
Current: W  0.7 mph
1Hr Average: 2.0 mph
Wind Run: 62.48 miles
Wind Gust
Current: 1 mph mph
Today: 22 mph 10:21 AM
Month: 22 mph 21-Aug
Year: 41 mph 15-Jun
Record Gust: 48 mph
24-May-2008
Sunlight:
13 hrs 31 min
45 sec
of Sunlight Today
graph 56.3% 43.7% Which is
2 min 29 sec shorter than
yesterday

Civil Daylight:
14 hrs 29 min
60.4%
Sun graph
12pm
12am

Morning Crescent, 25 days, 21 hours, 17 minutes in cycle
13%
Illuminated
Humidity Barometer
Current: Decreased 2% since last hour. 67%
Last Hour: Decreased 2% since last hour. 2%
High 8:35 AM: 91%
Low 2:30 AM: 60%
Record High: 100%
4-Feb-2008
Record Low: 9%
7-May-2014
Current: Falling 0.004  inHg/hr 29.777 inHg
Last Hour: Steady
High 7:29 AM: 29.802 in.
Low 2:24 AM: 29.704 in.
Record High: 31.045 inHg
2-Jan-2008
Record Low: 29.146 inHg
27-Apr-2014
Cooling Degree Days WebCam Thumbnails Heat Index Air
Today: 9.8
Aug: 213.5
2014 to Date: 923.4
Heating Degree Days
2014 to Date: 3800.8
PatioCam PatioCam Image facing North
StreetCam StreetCam Image facing South
Current: 94.7°F
High 2:21 PM: 97.1°F
Yesterday: 101.1°F
Record: 123.1°F
18-Jul-2011
Quality
Index6:

65


Moderate
Density:
1.145 kg/m3
Current UV Index Current Solar Energy9
2.5
Sunburn in
45 Minutes
Highest:
1:44 PM
9.2
209 W/m2
18%
W/m2 SI
High Today:
1:56 PM
1023  W/m2 Record:1501 W/m2
Almanac Irrig. Index5/Lightning Station All Time Records Cloud Level
Currently: Afternoon
YTD Avg Temp: 52.6°F
Sunrise: 6:44am
Sunset: 8:15pm
Moonrise: 3:13 AM
Moonset: 5:39 PM
Full Moon: 10-Aug-2014
New Moon: 9:13 AM CDT
25-Aug-2014
Autumn
Begins:
9:29 PM CDT
22-Sep-2014
 
Updated at Midnight
Current ET: 0.15 in
7-Days Rain: 0.35 in
7-Days ET: 1.30 in
7-Day:  0.949 in water in deficit of what evaporated in last 7 days. 0.949 in
August:  2.219 in water in deficit of what evaporated this month. 2.219 in
Last Hour's Lightning Last Hr. Strikes
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
02-Mar-2014
Nitetime Records
  91.0°F
25-Jul-2012
  -5.3°F
06-Jan-2014
ICN:0 | S3C2:0 | Ajax 3.xx
ISS:Ok | CON:4.8 | RCP:99%
METRIC | IMPERIAL
Updated: 21-Aug-2014 @ 2:55 PM  
1 Rain season: Jan 1st to Dec 31st.   4 Updated at Noon Central Time.   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 21 of just the month of August for this station since 2008.   11 Historical average rain this season to day 21 of August for this station since 2008.
 NWS Weather Forecast  -   Outlook This Afternoon & Tonight
This
Afternoon

Slight Chc T-Storms. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%
Slight Chc
T-Storms
Hi 94 °F
NWS forecast: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. South wind around 11 mph.
WXSIM forecast: Partly cloudy. Hot. High 93°. Heat index up to 104°. UV index up to 8. Wind south-southwest around 8 mph, gusting to 17 mph.
VP2 automated forecast: Mostly cloudy and cooler. windy
Tonight

T-Storms Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%
T-Storms
Likely
Lo 72 °F
NWS forecast: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
WXSIM forecast: Fair in the evening, becoming partly cloudy after midnight. A chance of rain after midnight. Scattered thundershowers possible. Low 76°. Wind southwest around 5 mph, gusting to 16 mph, in the evening, becoming north around 2 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation 40 percent. Precipitation mostly around a tenth of an inch.
 NWS Short Term Weather Forecast
Friday

Slight Chc T-Storms. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%
Slight Chc
T-Storms
Hi 93 °F
Friday
Night

Chance T-Storms. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%
Chance
T-Storms
Lo 70 °F
Saturday

Mostly Sunny
Mostly
Sunny
Hi 93 °F
Saturday
Night

Chance T-Storms. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%
Chance
T-Storms
Lo 70 °F
Sunday

Slight Chc T-Storms. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%
Slight Chc
T-Storms
Hi 87 °F
Sunday
Night

Chance T-Storms
Chance
T-Storms
Lo 65 °F
Monday

Slight Chc T-Storms
Slight Chc
T-Storms
Hi 83 °F
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