Showers/Storms This Weekend

UPDATED at 4:40 PM

Tonight: Mostly clear. Low: 53-59. Wind: NE 5 mph.

Friday: Increasing clouds with a 20% chance of shower/storms late in the afternoon. High: 74-77. Wind: SE 5-15 mph.

Friday Night: Cloudy with a 50% chance of showers/storms. A few storms might be severe. Low: 60-64. Wind: SE 5-10 mph.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a 60% chance of showers/storms. High: mid-upper 70s.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a 40% chance of showers/storms. High: near 80.

Monday: Partly cloudy with a 30% chance of showers/storms. High: upper 70s.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. High: near 80.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. High: near 80.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy. High: low 80s.

It has been a beautiful spring day. The sky will remain clear this evening to view the International Space Station (ISS). Here is the information for both times:

Time: 9:17 PM
Duration: 2 minutes
Path: N to NNE

Time: 10:54 PM
Duration: 3 minutes
Path: N to ENE

A warm front will push into eastern Nebraska Friday afternoon with showers/storms ahead of it. The clouds will increase during the day with a slight chance of a late afternoon shower/storm. Here is the WPC forecast map for Friday evening.

June 13 Fri Eve Sfc Map
Showers/storms are more likely overnight and into Saturday morning. Some of these storms will have the potential to become severe with hail and high wind as well as locally heavy downpours. Here is the severe weather outlook for Friday and Saturday. Again the severe threat will be Friday night/Saturday morning.

June 13 Svr Wx

The rain forecast from these storms could be as much as 2” in some locations. Here is the rain forecast from Thursday evening to Sunday evening.

June 13 QPF

The showers/storms are still possible Monday before high pressure settles across the Midwest Tuesday and Wednesday with lots of sun and highs near 80 degrees. Here is the WPC forecast map for Tuesday morning showing the position of the high.

June 13 Tue AM Sfc Map
Dry weather will continue through Thursday with high temperatures remaining near 80 degrees.


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This post was written by Schnack on June 13, 2013

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