Wednesday Forecast: A little relief...for the middle of the week

Published: Jul. 6, 2021 at 3:42 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 7, 2021 at 6:31 AM CDT
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - After a Tuesday night-Wednesday morning round of showers and thunderstorms...more pleasant weather is on tap for Wednesday and Thursday...

A few lingering showers and perhaps a thunderstorms through mid day will be possible and it will be mostly cloudy Wednesday morning. Partly sunny skies should develop Wednesday afternoon and a north breeze 10 to 15 mph with a few gusts up to 25 mph.

Behind that front, we will see cooler-and-less humid conditions on Wednesday with highs in the upper 70s-to-mid 80s. Thursday looks pretty good as well...although temperatures will warm back into the mid 80s-to-lower 90s for most of Central and Eastern Nebraska...while the western-third of the state could see temperatures in the mid 90s-to-around 100° on Thursday.

Wednesday High Temperatures
Wednesday High Temperatures(KOLN)
Thursday High Temperatures
Thursday High Temperatures(KOLN)

Friday will see a return of hot and humid conditions across the region as the next strong cold front approaches. Those hot temperatures in the west on Thursday will spread into Central and Eastern Nebraska on Friday ahead of the aforementioned front...with temperatures easily in the 90s...and heat index values over 100°. As the front sweeps across the state Friday afternoon and evening...strong-to-severe thunderstorms will be likely once stay updated on the latest forecast details as the week wears on.

Friday High Temperatures
Friday High Temperatures(KOLN)
7-Day Forecast
7-Day Forecast(KOLN)

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