Friday Forecast: Chilly, Rainy & Possibly a Little Snowy...
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Much colder Friday with areas of rain and it will be breezy at times. A chance of some snow in parts of eastern Nebraska Friday night into early Saturday morning. Mostly sunny skies expected by the time the Husker game starts and it will be a bit chilly. Seasonal temperatures expected on Sunday.
There will be a chance of some light snow accumulation late Friday into early Saturday morning. Most locations in southeast Nebraska will see less than an inch.
Friday will bring the chance for rain and snow in the eastern areas and much cooler temperatures to the state. High temperatures will only reach the mid to upper 40s, which is several degrees below average for this time of year (average is 58 degrees). Overall we will see mostly cloudy to partly cloudy conditions throughout the state. Now the chance for precipitation will mainly be confined to south central and eastern Nebraska. Rain will be likely in southeastern areas Friday morning through the lunchtime hours. We should see a lull in precipitation around midday. The chance for moderate rainfall will pick back up in the early evening and continue through early evening we will see the chance for rain through the rest of the evening and into the overnight.
Through the overnight hours the rain could transition to snow in southeastern Nebraska. Snow accumulation between a trace to 3 inches is possible. Overnight low temperatures will fall primarily the 20s for western and central areas and the low 30s in the east.
The snow and rain activity in southeastern and eastern Nebraska will push off into western Iowa by mid Saturday morning. However, that mean rain/snow showers are possible for early game day tailgaters. Once the weather system has pushed out of the area, mostly sunny to partly sunny skies will take over the 1011 region. High temperatures will range from the 50s in eastern Nebraska and then warm to the 60s for central and western areas. Generally eastern areas will be near or below average for this time of year, while central and western areas will be several degrees above average. There will be a slight southerly breeze between 15-20 mph.
Saturday night will bring partly to mostly clear skies and low temperatures in the mid 30s to low 40s.
Don’t forget to set your clocks back one hour Saturday night. For Sunday, skies will be mostly sunny with temperatures in the low 60s. Next week will start off chilly and mostly cloudy and then we will warm to the low 70s Tuesday and Wednesday with the chance for rain. A cold front will move through and knock temperatures down to the 50s on Thursday and bring another chance for rain.
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