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.
Nebraska's largest ecologically focused event, Earth Day, is taking place in Omaha's Elmwood Park on April 20 from 11:00-6:00.
Every year nearly 10,000 people converge on Omaha's Earth Day event to learn more about people, organizations and businesses that are making a positive impact on the environment.
Earth Day Omaha is teaming up with Whole Foods to sponsor this year’s Friend of the Environment Award.
Each year the Earth Day Omaha Coalition recognizes one individual and one organization that are making an extraordinary effort to protect the environment.
Nominations are due by Sunday April 7th at midnight, and the winners will be selected on April 9th. Friend of the Environment forms can be found at www.earthdayomaha.com.