Forecast for Wednesday: cold snap, wind and mixed precipitation.
LINCOLN, Nebraska (Nebraska) – After a relatively mild start to the week, Wednesday through Friday will be much colder. Strong gusts of wind are possible on Wednesday and Thursday. Winter precipitation will also affect the region from Wednesday to Thursday.
Wednesday will be mostly cloudy and windy, with north and northeast winds at 15-30 m/s with gusts up to 45 m/s. High temperatures range from single digits on a frying pan handle to 40 degrees in extreme southeast Nebraska. Snow will be possible in Northern and Western Nebraska, as well as during the day and night. Possible drizzle, freezing drizzle, rain, freezing rain, sleet or snow in the morning and most of the afternoon in South Central and Southeast Nebraska and North Central and Northeast Kansas. Precipitation should turn into solid snow in the late afternoon and evening. Throughout the area, ice accumulation from a trace to 0.10″ and accumulation of snow from light to moderate are possible. A Winter Storm Warning and a Winter Weather Warning are in effect for parts of the region from Wednesday through Thursday.
Winter Storm Warning and Winter Weather Warning in effect for parts of Nebraska Wednesday through Thursday (Nebraska) High Temperatures Wednesday (Nebraska)
Snow should fade from the southwest to the northeast early Thursday morning. Additional light to moderate snow accumulation possible Wednesday night into Thursday morning. It will be even colder with high temperatures ranging from several degrees below zero in parts of Northern Nebraska to the mid-20s in far southeast Nebraska. The wind will be north and northwest at a speed of 15-30 m/s, with gusts up to 50 m/s. A Cold Wind Warning and a Cold Wind Warning are in effect in parts of Nebraska from Wednesday evening through Thursday morning. Frosts can be from -25 to -35.
Snowfall is possible from Tuesday night to Thursday morning. Parts of South Central and East Nebraska and North Central and Northeast Kansas can also see traces of ice up to 0.10 inches thick. Nebraska) Thursday High Temperatures (Nebraska)
There is a slight chance of gusts of wind and light snowfall on Friday as light waves spread in the area. Saturday looks dry. Another storm system could pass through the area from Sunday evening to Monday. At this time, precipitation should be continuous rain. There may even be thunderstorms on Sunday afternoon and evening. After a cold Friday, temperatures should warm up by the weekend and early next week.
Friday High Temperatures (Nebraska) 7 Day Forecast (Nebraska)
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