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.
A couple died when their van crashed Thursday night in Atlantic, Iowa.
KJAN radio reports the vehicle driven by 86-year-old Lenard Schroder appeared to have gone over an embankment and crashed into a ravine west of Cass County Memorial Hospital just before 10 p.m. His 83-year-old wife Annabel was also killed. Both were from Atlantic.
Atlantic Police Lt. Dave Erickson told KJAN News they were not wearing seat belts.