Cooler, but still above average temperatures expected the next few days. Decent rain chances return by Tuesday and Wednesday.
Lincoln public pools opened today, just in time for record breaking temperatures.
With the holiday weekend, big crowds are expected at recreation areas, including Branched Oak Lake, where people were out in boats and on jet skis Friday, already.
Winds will become southerly adding a little more humidity to the mix. A random t'storms possible.
Near record or record high temperatures are likely this weekend. Rain chances are slim.
Lincoln Fire & Rescue says the home near Northwest 48th & Holdrege is a total loss. Between the building and its contents, the damage is $500,000. Fire Inspector Rick Campos says it was started by a cigarette that wasn't properly disposed of.