David’s Evening Forecast - Storms move out overnight
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - 9PM Update: All Severe Thunderstorm and Tornado watches and warnings have been canceled for eastern Nebraska and western Iowa. A few light showers linger in the Omaha area, but rain should come to an end soon. Stronger thunderstorms continue near the Kansas and Missouri borders and will linger through at least 10pm before moving out of the area. These storms have been producing torrential rainfall, with over 6″ of rain reported this evening in Murdock, NE. Numerous Flash FLoo Warnings remain in effect across southeastern Nebraska into northwest Missouri. Remember, if you see water across the road, Turn Around; Don’t Drown. Find another route.
Quiet weather will move in overnight with temperatures slipping back into the low 70s and upper 60s. More scattered storms are possible on Friday.
4PM: Another round of severe weather is expected this evening, this time generally near and south of Highway 2 in southeast Nebraska into southern Iowa. A Tornado Watch has been issued until 10pm for the Nebraska City, Beatrice, Tecumseh, Falls City, and Rock Port areas. In addition, a Flash Flood Watch is also in effect for far southeast Nebraska.
Severe storms in southeast Nebraska will be capable of large hail and damaging wind gusts. There is also a risk for a tornado with storms that develop early this evening. The tornado threat will diminish by 10pm. Farther to the north in the metro area, some thunderstorms are possible this evening but significant severe weather is not expected.
Storms should move out overnight and we’ll wake up to dry conditions Friday morning. Warm and humid conditions are expected again, with highs in the middle 80s. Scattered thunderstorms are likely in the afternoon, but severe weather is not expected with this round of storms. Rain may linger into early Saturday, but a little drier weather is expected Saturday afternoon with highs in the upper 70s. An unsettled pattern will stick around for both Sunday and Monday, with scattered afternoon storms possible both days. Severe weather is not expected at this time. High temperatures in the low 80s on Sunday will slowly warm into the middle 80s by Wednesday, with drier weather expected by the middle of next week.
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