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.
Alliant Energy a subsidiary will own and operate 60 wind turbines that will produce 100 megawatts of electricity. That's enough to power 25,000 homes.
Construction on the $235 million project is expected to begin in 2012. The facility is expected to be operating by the end of the year.