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 Union Pacific train derailed in north-central Iowa early Tuesday morning, but there are no reports of injuries.
The freight train derailed near Gowrie.
The train was loaded with corn and was bound for Texas. The corn was scattered around some of the damaged freight cars.
Additional information was not available. Authorities are still investigating the cause.
Gowrie is located about 80 miles northwest of Des Moines.