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.
The Winterfest Olympics are coming to Eugene T. Mahoney State Park near Ashland in eastern Nebraska.
Saturday's events are scheduled to run from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and include archery, slingshot shooting, fishing and sled races.
The activities are aimed at children 5 through 10.
There will be a disc golf tournament at the park on Saturday, January, 4th, too. It will be open to adults and kids, and loaner discs will be available. The tournament begins at 1 p.m.
Registration is $10. Proceeds will benefit Hunters Helping the Hungry, a Nebraska Game and Parks Commission program for distributing donated venison at food pantries across the state.
A park entry permit is required for each vehicle entering the park.