FORECAST as of FRIDAY, MARCH 22
Up and down weather is expected over the next week with a cooler, wet weekend heading our way with a big warm up expected mid-week next week.
Rain is expected across the coverage area for most of Saturday with cloudy and cooler temperatures. Highs should back down anywhere to the mid 40s to mid 50s through the weekend. Rainfall amounts of between 0.25" to 0.75" are forecast for western Nebraska, though some locally heavier amounts are possible. There are still some flooding concerns across the northern parts of the state, where Flood Watches are in place through Saturday afternoon.
Much warmer, and generally dry, weather is expected through the first half of the week next week. By Tuesday, highs should climb back into the mid 60s, with mid 70s expected Wednesday, before cooling back into the mid 60s by Thursday.
A strong front will bring in cooler temperatures for late next week and the chance for rain and snow back in the forecast with breezy conditions.
FRIDAY NIGHT: Rain likely with overnight lows in the low 40s. Southeast winds 10 to 20 MPH.
SATURDAY: Cloudy with rain likely in the morning and decreasing rain chances in the afternoon. Cooler with highs in the upper 40s. East winds around 10 MPH.
SUNDAY: Mostly cloudy and generally dry. Highs in the low 50s. North winds around 10 MPH. Small chance for rain, possibly mixed with snow late Sunday night.
MONDAY: Mostly cloudy and seasonal. Highs in the upper 50s. Small chance for rain through the day.