Forecast for Central and Eastern Nebraska

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2014

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A cold front will move from central into eastern Nebraska from late Wednesday afternoon into Wednesday night...as this front interacts with gulf moisture streaming into the region scattered strong-to-severe thunderstorms will develop and move east. A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH is in effect for parts of Central and Eastern Nebraska until 11pm Wednesday night. Hail and damaging winds...along with periods of heavy rain will be the main weather threats from this convective activity. Some rain may linger into the overnight or early-Thursday morning period...but with high pressure building in on Thursday skies should be clearing from west-to-east as the day wears on. It will be breezy on Thursday with gusty northwest winds of 15 to 35 mph expected. Highs will be in the mid 60s to low 70s. Friday looks very nice...but things will be trending towards the stormier once again for the weekend.


WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Mostly cloudy with a 70% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some 'storms could be strong-to-severe in the evening with large hail and damaging wind the main threats. Lows in the mid 40s to mid 50s. Gusty south winds of 15 to 35 mph will turn northwesterly later in the evening at 15 to 30 mph.

THURSDAY: Morning cloudiness with some leftover showers...then becoming partly-to-mostly sunny and breezy. Highs in the mid 60s to low 70s. Northwest winds at 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT: Clear to partly cloudy and cooler. Lows in the upper 30s to mid 40s. Winds become westerly at 5 to 15 mph.

FRIDAY: Mostly sunny and warmer...turning a bit breezy in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s to around 80. Southwest winds of 5 to 15 mph...increasing to 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon.


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