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.
The warmest air of the season arrives on Sunday! The Weather Authority is currently forecasting a high of 81 degrees. The last time Omaha cracked 80 degrees was on October 21, 2012.
Our average first day above 80 degrees date is April 11th. We are running slightly behind that date. The last time Omaha reached 80 degrees as late as April 29th was in 1992.
Normal high is 68 degrees and the record high on Sunday is 90 degrees. It looks like we could reach 80 degrees on Monday and Tuesday as well.