OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - A cold front is finally moving through the area this evening bringing dropping temperatures. We've seen the cool down mainly north of I-80 so far, but the cooler air will overspread the entire area later tonight. An Excessive Heat Warning continues south of the metro where heat index readings are still in the 100 to 110 degree range. A few scattered storms have developed along the front, but widespread storms are not expected this evening. Later tonight, additional thunderstorms are expected to develop across the region, especially after 3am. Some pockets of heavy rainfall and gusty winds will be possible with those storms.
Storms will remain likely through the morning hours on Sunday, with slow clearing through the day. North winds will be kicking in at 10 to 15mph with some gusts to 20mph. A few scattered storms will be possible through 4pm. With the rain around along with clouds and the north wind, much cooler conditions are expected! High temperatures will likely only top out in the upper 70s around the metro, with cooler conditions to the north of the metro. Any lingering storms and clouds will clear out Sunday night with lows falling into the lower 60s.
A much nicer week of weather is on the way for next week. Highs will start off in the upper 70s to around 80 on Monday, warming into the middle or upper 80s by Friday. Mainly sunny skies and dry weather along with lower humidity is expected through the week.