Friday Forecast: Cooling temperatures & increasing rain/storm chances

KOLN Weather Forecast
Published: Jun. 8, 2023 at 4:17 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 9, 2023 at 11:44 AM CDT
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - We’ve got several round of isolated to scattered rain and thunderstorm chances as we round out the work week and start the weekend thanks to a stationary front and a cold front. Cooler temperatures into the 80s and 70s are also on the way!

Friday will be yet another day with scattered rain and storm chances for the 1011 region. The best chance of rain and thunderstorms will be in the afternoon to evening hours for across the 1011 region. These rain and thunderstorms will develop along a stationary front and sink southward through the state. As for the high temperatures... we will remain near or slightly above average but will be cooler than we have been. High temperatures will be in the mid to upper 80s and be paired with muggy conditions.

A few isolated severe thunderstorms will be possible in central Nebraska Friday afternoon and evening. Large hail and damaging winds are the main threat.

11:30 AM Friday Update: Marginal risk of severe weather this afternoon and evening.
11:30 AM Friday Update: Marginal risk of severe weather this afternoon and evening.(KOLN)

Some isolated rain/thunderstorm activity will be possible in the overnight hours and into Saturday morning. Low temperatures will be in the upper 50s to lower-mid-60s.

Warm temperatures continue Friday.
Warm temperatures continue Friday.(KOLN)
Near average low temperatures Friday night.
Near average low temperatures Friday night.(KOLN)

A cold front will start to move into drop through the area on Saturday, bringing cooler temperatures and another round of rain and storm chances. The eastern half of the state will have the chance for isolated to widely scattered rain/storm chances in the morning. The best chance for rain/storms will come in the afternoon to the evening as the cold front sinks to the southeast. No severe weather is expected at this time. High temperatures will be much cooler.... hanging out in the 70s to lower 80s. Ahead of the cold front dew points will be in the mid to upper 60s... so it will be feeling a bit sticky out there.

Temperatures will be cooler on Saturday.
Temperatures will be cooler on Saturday.(KOLN)

Rain/storm chances stick around through Friday and Saturday and dwindle down on Sunday. Overall, Saturday will bring the best chance for rain. Dry conditions are expected Monday, but rain chances return Tuesday through Thursday. As for temperatures.... we’ll cool from the mid 80s to the mid 70s by Sunday. The 80s return by Monday and stick around through Thursday.

Cooler temperatures for the weekend.
Cooler temperatures for the weekend.(KOLN)