A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for areas west of Omaha until 11 p.m.; however, the metro area will likely have thunderstorms on and off throughout the overnight.
With wintry weather here, the Nebraska State Patrol reminds motorists to use the state's 511 automated road and weather condition information system.
By dialing 511 from any landline or cellular phone, motorists can learn how the weather is affecting travel conditions.
The system can also be accessed online at www.511Nebraska.org.
Travelers outside of Nebraska wanting to check weather and road conditions in our state can dial 1-800-906-9069.
Travelers in need of emergency roadside assistance should dial the Nebraska State Patrol Highway Helpline when safe to do so, at (star)55 on any cellular phone or 1-800-525-5555 from any landline.