Mother's Day expected to be warm, though partially cloudy

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Showers and a few thunderstorms will initiate first over North Central and Northeast Nebraska early Saturday afternoon as an area of low pressure and an adjacent cold front drops south from South Dakota. Rain will sweep through the southeast part of the state while accompanying the front through Saturday evening. There isn't much instability so severe weather will not be a threat, but a few thunderstorms are not out of the question.

On Mother's Day a few impulse rotating around the aforementioned low may create some hit and miss showers over Eastenr Nebraska through the afternoon, but most locations are expected to stay dry. High temperatures both Saturday and Sunday languish in the mid 60s.

Take heart, temperatures more reflective of the month of May will occur next week with highs in the 70s and 80s.

SATURDAY: Mix of clouds and sun with a 20% chance for late afternoon showers and isolated thunderstorms. Highs in the low to mid 60s. South winds 5 to 15 mph gusting to 25 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT: Mostly cloudy, 50% chance of showers and a few thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 30s to lower 40s. South winds 5-10 gusting to 25 mph shifting to the west, late.

SUNDAY(MOTHER'S DAY):Partly cloudy, 20% chance of spotty showers. Highs in the mid to upper 60s. Northwest winds 10-15 gusting to 25 mph.