Author Archives: Mark Vail

Excessive Heat Warning Extended Until 9pm

Excessive Heat Warning Extended Until 9pm

…EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING… The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning, which is in effect until 9 PM CDT this evening. * HEAT INDEX VALUES…109 to 117 in urban areas, and 105 to 112 in rural areas. The hottest conditions are expected between 4 and…Read more »

High Heat and Humidity Could Lead to Storms

High Heat and Humidity Could Lead to Storms

A moist and unstable environment will be the catalyst for possible severe thunderstorms this evening, particularly over northeast Nebraska. Large hail and damaging winds will be the primary threats with these storms. Significant heavy rainfall will be possible as well tonight. Otherwise, sultry conditions are expected this afternoon with heat indices pushing 100-105 degrees along…Read more »

Flash Flood Watch Midnight Tonight Through Monday Morning

Flash Flood Watch Midnight Tonight Through Monday Morning

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING… The National Weather Service has issued a  Flash Flood Watch for portions of southwest Iowa and Nebraska, including Lancaster County from midnight CDT tonight through Monday morning.  https://forecast.weather.gov/showsigwx.php?warnzone=NEZ066&warncounty=NEC109&firewxzone=NEZ066&local_place1=Lincoln%20NE&product1=Flash+Flood+Watch&lat=40.82&lon=-96.68#.XVB9NPJKiUk Thunderstorms will be capable of producing heavy rainfall up to 1 to 3 inches tonight, with…Read more »

Excessive Heat Warning Extended Until Late Saturday Night

Excessive Heat Warning Extended Until Late Saturday Night

…EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING… * HEAT INDEX VALUES…of 105 to 110 are likely through the early evening. Dangerously high temperatures and humidity could quickly cause heat stress or heat stroke if precautions are not taken. Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible,…Read more »

Heat Wave Continues – Cooler Temps End of Weekend

Heat Wave Continues – Cooler Temps End of Weekend

The National Weather Service Excessive Heat Warning continues through Saturday early evening. * HEAT INDEX VALUES TODAY…..107 to 117 degrees in the afternoon and early evening hours. * IMPACTS…Dangerously high temperatures and humidity could quickly cause heat stress or heat stroke if precautions are not taken. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… Take extra precautions if you work or spend time…Read more »

Innis Seriously Considering Run for US Senate – Possible Primary Challenge to Ben Sasse

Innis Seriously Considering Run for US Senate – Possible Primary Challenge to Ben Sasse

Lincoln businessman Matt Innis announced this morning that he is seriously considering becoming a candidate for the US Senate seat now held by Senator Ben Sasse. Innis was a guest on LNK Today with Jack and Friends on KLIN Radio with guest host Tim Hruza. The complete interview with Innis is available at this link https://post.futurimedia.com/klinam/playlist/listen-1088.html or on…Read more »

Heat Warning Remains In Effect

Heat Warning Remains In Effect

The National Weather Service Excessive Heat Warning remains in effect through Saturday Evening.  Precaution is urged for anyone that have medical conditions, work outside or anyone exposed to the extreme heat.  Temperatures near 100 degrees with high humidity will push the Heat Index to near 115 degrees both Thursday and Friday. Several locations are extending…Read more »

Lincoln Area Cooling Options and Locations

Lincoln Area Cooling Options and Locations

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for Lincoln effective from 1 to 7 p.m. each day from Wednesday, July 17 through Saturday, July 20.  Temperatures are predicted to be in the 90’s each day, and heat index values are expected to peak from 100 to 109 degrees each. afternoon. The heat and…Read more »

Excessive Heat Warning Through Saturday Evening

Excessive Heat Warning Through Saturday Evening

…EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT SATURDAY… HEAT INDEX VALUES…Up to 113 due to temperatures in the mid to upper 90s, and dewpoints in the lower and mid 70s are expected from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM Saturday. Dangerously high temperatures and humidity could quickly…Read more »

Excessive Heat Warning Through Saturday Evening

Excessive Heat Warning Through Saturday Evening

…EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT SATURDAY… HEAT INDEX VALUES…Up to 113 due to temperatures in the mid to upper 90s, and dewpoints in the lower and mid 70s are expected from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM Saturday. Dangerously high temperatures and humidity could quickly…Read more »