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METRIC | IMPERIAL
Updated: 20-Jan-2017 @ 3:55 PM  
Temperature Current Conditions4 Forecast / Storm Prediction
Currently Outside: Colder 0.9°F than last hour.

44.0°F

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High Today
45.0°F
2:40 PM
Low Today
40.1°F
5:29 AM
Yest High
43.5°F
2:51 PM
Yest Low
34.3°F
6:52 AM
Sta* High
53.2°F
2015
Sta* Low
4.1°F
2011
* This Station's Records Since 2008
Rec* High
68.0°F
1944
Rec* Low
-18.0°F
1888
* Records from Weather Underground
Overcast and gloomy, Dry Overcast and gloomy, Dry

Wind from ENE Wind:  ENE
3.0

Gusting to:
2.0 mph
Current Rain Rain:
0.00 in
This
Afternoon
This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Areas of fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 45. East southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Chance Rain
and Areas Fog


Hi 45 °F
Tonight

Tonight: Rain likely, mainly before 4am.  Patchy fog before 1am, then patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 35. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Rain Likely
and Patchy
Fog

Lo 35 °F
Saturday

Saturday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 50. West wind 3 to 6 mph.
Patchy Fog
then Partly
Sunny

Hi 50 °F
SPC Activity Map
Dew Point Liquid Precipitation Wind Speed Sun/Moon
Current: Decreased 1.2°F since last hour. 42.7°F
Last Hour: Decreased 1.2°F since last hour. 1.2°F
High 2:40 PM: 43.9°F
Low 5:29 AM: 39.1°F
Record High: 81.9°F on
10-Jul-2011
Record Low: -19.5°F on
5-Jan-2014
Wetbulb: 43.4°F
Precipitation Today
rain graph
Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
Last 7 Days: 0.76 in
Jan Precip: 0.89 in
Jan to Date
  Avg:10
0.21 in
Jan to Date
  Diff from Avg:10
Over 0.68 in for the month 0.68 in
Jan Avg: 0.31 in
Diff from Avg: Over 0.58 in for the month 0.58 in
Season:1 0.890 in
YTD
  Avg:11
0.21 in
YTD
  Diff from Avg:11
Over 0.68 in for the year 0.68 in
Last Precip
Date/Time:
16-Jan-2017
at 1:34 PM
4 precip days in 2017
4 days in January
3 days since last precip
Current: ENE  3.0 mph
1Hr Average: 4.7 mph
Wind Run: 35.38 miles
Wind Gust
Current: 2.0 mph mph
Today: 12.0 mph 12:40 PM
Month: 23.0 mph 10-Jan
Year: 23.0 mph 10-Jan
Record Gust: 48.0 mph
24-May-2008
Sunlight:
9 hrs 45 min
22 sec
of Sunlight Today
Which is
1 min 49 sec longer than
yesterday
(Noon) graph (Midnight)
Legend

Morning Crescent, 22 days, 15 hours, 5 minutes in cycle
2%
Illuminated
Humidity Barometer
Current: Decreased 1% since last hour. 95%
Last Hour: Decreased 1% since last hour. 1%
High 8:41 AM: 97%
Low 3:02 PM: 95%
Record High: 100%
4-Feb-2008
Record Low: 10%
16-Mar-2015
Current: Rising 0.004  inHg/hr 29.472 inHg
Last Hour: Steady
High 12:27 AM: 29.641 in.
Low 3:07 PM: 29.464 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: 15.4
Jan: 769.2
2017 to Date: 768.1
Cooling Degree Days
2017 to Date: 0.0
PatioCam PatioCam Image facing North
StreetCam StreetCam Image facing South
Current: 44.0°F
Low 4:36 AM: 35.1°F
Yesterday: 30.7°F
Record: -30.1°F
6-Jan-2014
Quality
Index6:

28


Good
Density:
1.238 kg/m3
NE Maps
Current UV Index Current Solar Energy9
0.0
Sunburn in
N/A Minutes
Highest:
1:06 PM
0.9
16 W/m2
9%
W/m2 SI
High Today:
1:06 PM
165  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: 25.9°F
Sunrise: 7:45am
Sunset: 5:31pm
Moonrise: 1:13 am
Moonset: 12:22 pm
Full Moon: 12-Jan-2017
New Moon: 6:08 PM CST
27-Jan-2017
Spring
Begins:
5:29 AM CDT
20-Mar-2017
 
Updated at Midnight
Current ET: 0.01 in
7-Days Rain: 0.76 in
7-Days ET: 0.11 in
7-Day:  0.65 in water in excess of what evaporated in last 7 days. 0.65 in
January:  0.59 in water in excess of what evaporated this month. 0.59 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: 20-Jan-2017 @ 3:55 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 20 of just the month of January for this station since 2008.   11 Historical average rain this season to day 20 of January for this station since 2008.
 NWS Weather Forecast  -   Outlook This Afternoon & Tonight
This
Afternoon
This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Areas of fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 45. East southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Chance Rain
and Areas Fog


Hi 45 °F
NWS forecast: A 40 percent chance of rain. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 45. East southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
WXSIM forecast: Cloudy. Relatively mild. High 47°. Wind east-southeast around 6 mph.
Tonight

Tonight: Rain likely, mainly before 4am.  Patchy fog before 1am, then patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 35. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Rain Likely
and Patchy
Fog

Lo 35 °F
NWS forecast: Rain likely, mainly before 4am. Patchy fog before 1am, then patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 35. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
WXSIM forecast: Dense overcast in the evening, becoming 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. Relatively mild. Low 35°. Wind southeast around 4 mph in the evening, becoming west-southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. Precipitation mostly around a tenth of an inch.
 NWS Short Term Weather Forecast
Saturday

Saturday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 50. West wind 3 to 6 mph.
Patchy Fog
then Partly
Sunny
Hi 50 °F
Saturday
Night
Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 8 mph after midnight.
Partly Cloudy

Lo 29 °F
Sunday

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph.
Partly Sunny

Hi 42 °F
Sunday
Night
Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Partly Cloudy

Lo 25 °F
Monday

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Mostly Sunny

Hi 44 °F
Monday
Night
Monday Night: A slight chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Mostly Cloudy
then Slight
Chance Snow
Lo 30 °F
Tuesday

Tuesday: A slight chance of snow before 11am, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 11am and noon, then a chance of rain after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Slight Chance
Rain/Snow
then Chance
Rain
Hi 44 °F
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