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.
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Bryan Nichols was among 30 U.S. troops killed Aug. 6 in the crash of the CH-47 Chinook helicopter.
The funeral for the 31-year-old pilot will be held Friday morning.
Nichols and his family lived in Kansas City, Mo.
He served with the 7th Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment based in Gardner, Kan.