OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - One round of heavy showers moved through the area early this morning, then we saw a welcome break in the rain, for a couple hours. As temperatures warmed into the middle 70s, scattered heavy downpours redeveloped around the metro and eastern Nebraska this afternoon. These showers producing some very heavy rainfall rates and some ominous looking clouds, but no severe weather is expected. In fast, these showers not even producing much in the way of lightning. Scattered showers will continue through the evening, but as temperatures cool off overnight, rain showers should begin to diminish with rain tapering off by Midnight or so. Rain should push east of the area by morning, with temperatures falling into the upper 50s and low 60s.
A stray shower is possible early on Monday, mainly east of the metro. We will see a few clouds, but skies will continue to clear out through the day, with mostly sunny skies expected by the afternoon. Lower humidity will move in on west and northwest winds, making for a beautiful afternoon. Highs should top out in the upper 70s around the metro, to the low 80s across central Nebraska.
A much warmer and drier weather pattern will build in for the rest of the week. Highs will warm into the middle 80s on Tuesday, climbing into the upper 80s on Wednesday. Humidity will rise on Wednesday, with very humid conditions through the rest of the week. Temperatures will continue to climb, with highs in the upper 80s and low 90s expected through the weekend. Only minimal rain chances showing up Thursday afternoon, no significant storms expected until next week at the earliest.