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Forecast for Central and Eastern Nebraska

FRIDAY, JULY 3, 2015

High pressure will be in control across the area Friday night into early Saturday. This should keep us dry with light winds during that time period. Some areas of patchy fog can't be ruled out overnight.

For Saturday (Independence Day), the eastern third of Nebraska should be dry. There will be a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening for Central and Western Nebraska. Some storms could be strong to severe. Highs should be at or a little below average for this time of the year.

There will be a small chance of rain overnight Saturday night into the day Sunday across the state. Showers and thunderstorms are likely Sunday night into Monday due to a cold front moving through the area. Some storms could be strong to severe. Heavy rain will be possible at times too. Highs on Sunday should be in the upper 80s to low 90s. Monday will be cooler with most locations reaching the upper 70s to low 80s for highs.

FRIDAY NIGHT: Mostly clear to partly cloudy and dry. Patchy fog possible overnight. Lows in the upper 50s to low 60s. South-southeast winds at 5 to 10 mph.

INDEPENDENCE DAY: Mostly sunny to partly cloudy and a bit milder. Highs in the mid to upper 80s. South winds at 5 to 15 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms in mainly Central Nebraska. Lows in the mid to upper 60s. South-southeast winds at 5 to 15 mph.

SUNDAY: Partly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day. 60% chance of showers and thunderstorms Sunday night. Some storms could be strong to severe. Highs in the upper 80s to low 90s. South winds at 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph.

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