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Weather Alert Day: Severe thunderstorms possible Tuesday afternoon and evening

Published: Apr. 6, 2021 at 4:59 AM CDT|Updated: Apr. 6, 2021 at 12:29 PM CDT
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Severe thunderstorms will be possible this afternoon and evening. The main threat will be large hail and damaging winds over 60 mph. An isolated tornado or two is possible. Partly to mostly cloudy skies Tuesday afternoon with scattered showers thunderstorms developing. Highs in the mid to upper 70s. South wind 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

Scattered severe thunderstorms will be possible in parts of central and all of eastern...
Scattered severe thunderstorms will be possible in parts of central and all of eastern Nebraska. Large hail and damaging winds over 60 mph will be the main threat. Isolated tornadoes possible.(1011 Weather Team)
A marginal threat means isolated severe t'storms possible. A slight risk for severe weather...
A marginal threat means isolated severe t'storms possible. A slight risk for severe weather means scattered severe thunderstorms possible.(1011 Weather Team)
One more warm day is expected in eastern Nebraska. The cool down begins in northwest Nebraska.
One more warm day is expected in eastern Nebraska. The cool down begins in northwest Nebraska.(1011 Weather Team)

Showers and t’storms will continue this evening and a few could be severe. Occasional showers after midnight with a few thunderstorms mixed in. Lows in the upper 40s. Occasional showers and a few t’storms will continue on Wednesday and it will be breezy and much cooler with the highs in the mid 50s. Northwest wind 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

Precipitation potential from Noon Tuesday until Noon Wednesday for the Lincoln area.
Precipitation potential from Noon Tuesday until Noon Wednesday for the Lincoln area.(1011 Weather Team)

Scattered showers will still be possible on Thursday with the high in the upper 50s. North wind 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Friday will be warmer with more sunshine expected. There will be a slight chance for a shower with the high in the mid 60s.

Saturday should be dry with mostly sunny skies and highs in the upper 60s. Slight chance for a shower on Sunday with the afternoon high temperature around 70.

Monday will be cooler with an isolated shower possible. Highs around 60.

Cooling trend begins today with rain chances increasing. At this time the weekend looks nice.
Cooling trend begins today with rain chances increasing. At this time the weekend looks nice.(1011 Weather Team)

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