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METRIC | IMPERIAL
Updated: 23-Sep-2014 @ 3:20 PM  
Temperature Current Conditions Forecast / Storm Prediction
Currently Outside: Colder 3.5°F than last hour.

64.6°F

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High Today
69.9°F
1:36 PM
Low Today
58.5°F
10:36 AM
Yest High
76.5°F
3:18 PM
Yest Low
46.5°F
7:14 AM
Sta* High
81.0°F
2008
Sta* Low
35.6°F
2012
* This Station's Records Since 2008
Rec* High
97.0°F
1921
Rec* Low
31.0°F
1983
* Records from Weather Underground
Cloudy, Dry Cloudy, Dry

Wind from S Wind:  S
8.2

Gusting to:
10 mph
Current Rain Rain:
0.18 in
Fire Weather Index: MINIMAL Current FWI:4
Fire Danger:
0.5 of 232
Tonight

Showers Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%
Showers
Likely
Lo 54 °F
Wednesday

Showers Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%
Showers
Likely
Hi 75 °F
Wednesday
Night

Partly Cloudy
Partly
Cloudy
Lo 58 °F
SPC Activity Map
Dew Point Liquid Precipitation Wind Speed Sun/Moon
Current: Decreased 1.4°F since last hour. 55.0°F
Last Hour: Decreased 1.4°F since last hour. 1.4°F
High 12:28 PM: 60.0°F
Low 12:07 AM: 51.8°F
Record High: 81.9°F on
10-Jul-2011
Record Low: -19.5°F on
5-Jan-2014
Wetbulb: 59.2°F
Rain Today
rain graph
Today: 0.18 in
Storm Rain: 0.18 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
Last 7 Days: 1.86 in
Sep Rain: 3.82 in
Sep to Date
  Avg:10
2.44 in
Sep to Date
  Diff from Avg:10
Over 1.381 in for the month 1.38 in
Sep Avg: 2.63 in
Diff from Avg: Over 1.191 in for the month 1.19 in
Season:1 30.183 in
YTD
  Avg:11
24.64 in
YTD
  Diff from Avg:11
Over 5.543 in for the year 5.54 in
Last Rain
Date/Time:
23-Sep-2014
at 10:49 AM
69 rain days in 2014
9 days in September
0 days since last rain
Current: S  8.2 mph
1Hr Average: 7.0 mph
Wind Run: 59.56 miles
Wind Gust
Current: 10 mph mph
Today: 20 mph 12:44 PM
Month: 24 mph 4-Sep
Year: 41 mph 15-Jun
Record Gust: 48 mph
24-May-2008
Sunlight:
12 hrs 5 min
17 sec
of Sunlight Today
graph 50.3% 49.7% Which is
2 min 40 sec shorter than
yesterday

Civil Daylight:
12 hrs 59 min
54.1%
Sun graph
12pm
12am

NEW MOON, 29 days, 6 hours, 8 minutes in cycle
0%
Illuminated
Humidity Barometer
Current: Increased 5% since last hour. 71%
Last Hour: Increased 5% since last hour. 5%
High 9:55 AM: 93%
Low 12:00 AM: 62%
Record High: 100%
4-Feb-2008
Record Low: 9%
7-May-2014
Current: Falling 0.008  inHg/hr 30.086 inHg
Last Hour: Steady
High 1:17 AM: 30.170 in.
Low 3:19 PM: 30.084 in.
Record High: 31.045 inHg
2-Jan-2008
Record Low: 29.146 inHg
27-Apr-2014
Heating Degree Days WebCam Thumbnails Wind Chill Air
Today: 1.4
Sep: 75.8
2014 to Date: 3876.6
Cooling Degree Days
2014 to Date: 1125.5
PatioCam PatioCam Image facing North
StreetCam StreetCam Image facing South
Current: 64.1°F
Low 10:36 AM: 58.5°F
Yesterday: 46.5°F
Record: -30.1°F
6-Jan-2014
Quality
Index6:

28


Good
Density:
1.212 kg/m3
Current UV Index Current Solar Energy9
1.8
Sunburn in
62 Minutes
Highest:
1:12 PM
6.4
202 W/m2
22%
W/m2 SI
High Today:
1:13 PM
837  W/m2 Record:1501 W/m2
Almanac Irrig. Index5 Station All Time Records Cloud Level
Currently: Afternoon
YTD Avg Temp: 54.6°F
Sunrise: 7:16am
Sunset: 7:21pm
Moonrise: 6:38 AM
Moonset: 6:56 PM
Full Moon: 9-Sep-2014
New Moon: 1:14 AM CDT
24-Sep-2014
Winter
Begins:
5:03 PM CST
21-Dec-2014
 
Updated at Midnight
Current ET: 0.10 in
7-Days Rain: 1.86 in
7-Days ET: 1.07 in
7-Day:  0.789 in water in excess of what evaporated in last 7 days. 0.789 in
September:  0.921 in water in excess of what evaporated this month. 0.921 in
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:18 | S3C2:0 | Ajax 3.xx
ISS:Ok | CON:4.8 | RCP:99%
METRIC | IMPERIAL
Updated: 23-Sep-2014 @ 3:20 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 23 of just the month of September for this station since 2008.   11 Historical average rain this season to day 23 of September for this station since 2008.
 NWS Weather Forecast  -   Outlook Tonight & Wednesday
Tonight

Showers Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%
Showers
Likely
Lo 54 °F
NWS forecast: Showers likely, mainly after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
WXSIM forecast: Cloudy. High 70°. UV index up to 3. Wind south around 11 mph, gusting to 19 mph.
VP2 automated forecast: Increasing clouds with little temp. change. precipitation possible within 24 to 48 hrs.
Wednesday

Showers Likely. Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%
Showers
Likely
Hi 75 °F
NWS forecast: Showers likely before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. South wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 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: Partly to mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain in the evening, then a chance of rain after midnight. Breezy. Low 58°. Wind south around 11 mph, gusting to 19 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. Precipitation mostly less than a quarter of an inch.
 NWS Short Term Weather Forecast
Wednesday
Night

Partly Cloudy
Partly
Cloudy
Lo 58 °F
Thursday

Mostly Sunny
Mostly
Sunny
Hi 79 °F
Thursday
Night

Partly Cloudy
Partly
Cloudy
Lo 59 °F
Friday

Mostly Sunny
Mostly
Sunny
Hi 79 °F
Friday
Night

Mostly Clear
Mostly
Clear
Lo 58 °F
Saturday

Sunny
Sunny

Hi 80 °F
Saturday
Night

Mostly Clear
Mostly
Clear
Lo 57 °F
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