Hot and muggy Tuesday afternoon
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - A weak cold front moving though southeast Nebraska will bring slightly cooler temperatures but it will still be hot and humid Tuesday afternoon. The cold front could trigger a few isolated t’storms through out the day and even a severe thunderstorm is possible late Tuesday afternoon and evening in far southeastern Nebraska. The hot and muggy weather will continue on Wednesday and Thursday.
A heat advisory is in effect for the Lincoln area until 9 pm this evening. Heat index values could range from 100 to 105 late this afternoon in southeast Nebraska.
Partly sunny on Tuesday with high temperatures in the Lincoln area in the lower 90s with the feel like temperature around 104 Tuesday afternoon. Isolated thunderstorms through out the day. After 5 PM, some of the storms could be severe with large hail and damaging winds in extreme southeast Nebraska. The severe weather threat in Lincoln appears very low for this afternoon and evening.
A few evening thunderstorms possible and then becoming mostly clear tonight, warm and muggy. Lows in the lower 70s. Wednesday will be mostly sunny, hot and humid. Highs in the upper 90s with heat index values from 105 to 110 late in the afternoon.
Thursday will be hot and humid once again with a few isolated thunderstorms late in the day. Friday will be cooler with less humidity and the chance for a few scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday will be comfortable with pleasant high temperatures for mid August and less humidity. Highs in the lower 80s expected Friday through Monday with scattered showers and t’storms on Sunday. Isolated showers and t’storms on Monday.
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