Friday Forecast: Mild, windy finish to the week, chilly weather for the weekend

Brad's Friday Afternoon Forecast
Published: Dec. 1, 2022 at 4:34 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 2, 2022 at 10:54 AM CST
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Temperatures will rise again for at least some of us, but an incoming cold front looks to usher in much cooler air.

A high wind warning has been issued for parts of south central and southwest Nebraska this afternoon into the evening hours. Northwest wind could gust between 50 and 60 mph at times. Blowing dust could reduce the visibility at times. Wind advisory for eastern Nebraska late this afternoon through this evening. Wind gusts after 4 pm could gust up to 55 mph.

Very windy conditions expected across Nebraska Friday.
Very windy conditions expected across Nebraska Friday.(1011 Weather)

The approaching front will split the state highs quite significantly on Friday. Expect mid 30s to upper 40s in northern and far western areas with low 50s to low 60s in central and southern Nebraska. The forecast placement of the front may shift so stay tuned into Friday for updated information. Windy conditions will continue into Friday with gusts up to 50 mph at times, Cloud cover looks to increase tomorrow as well with partly to mostly cloudy skies. Snow showers are possible in far northern Nebraska, but the majority of us will stay dry.

Colder across northern and western Nebraska. Mild in southern and eastern Nebraska.
Colder across northern and western Nebraska. Mild in southern and eastern Nebraska.(1011 Weather)

Mostly clear, windy and much colder Friday night into early Saturday morning. Wind chill values could be below zero for some areas.

Much colder Friday night and early Saturday morning.
Much colder Friday night and early Saturday morning.(1011 Weather)

Cooler conditions will prevail on Saturday with mid to upper 30s in the east and low to upper 40s in central and western portions of the state. We will rebound on Sunday with 40s across 10-11 country, but little to no precipitation is expected during this time.

Cooler temperatures Saturday.
Cooler temperatures Saturday.(1011 Weather)
A little warmer on Sunday with seasonal temperatures.
A little warmer on Sunday with seasonal temperatures.(1011 Weather)

There are some small chances of snow early next week, with below average temperatures returning to the region.

Near average temperatures expected over the weekend into next week.
Near average temperatures expected over the weekend into next week.(1011 Weather)