Sunday afternoon could be the hottest day of August so far in the Lincoln area. There will be a chance for a few early morning storms and then a slight chance for a storm in the afternoon. Scattered storms will be possible Sunday night.
For the solar eclipse on Monday, the forecast calls for a chance for a thunderstorm early in the morning and then a chance for a storm after 3 pm Monday afternoon. At this point, it looks like it will be dry for the eclipse. However, it does appear that there will be scattered clouds during the eclipse period.
It will be cooler on Tuesday with a left over t'storm on Tuesday. Wednesday through Friday look dry with temperatures averaging a bit below normal.
TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy with a 50% chance for showers and thunderstorms. Areas of heavy rain possible. Lows in the mid 60s to around 70. South wind at 5 to 15 mph.
SUNDAY: Partly cloudy and warm with a chance for storms early then again late. Highs in the upper 80s to lower 90s. South wind at 10 to 20 mph.
MONDAY(SOLAR ECLIPSE ):,/b> Partly sunny with a 30% chance for showers and thunderstorms...mainly early and then again late in the day. Highs in the upper 80 to lower 90s.