OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Heavy showers and storms developed overnight near and south of I-80, with several areas around the Lincoln and Seward areas reporting 2 to 4 inches of rainfall. Even heavier amounts falling in northwest Missouri. Heavy storms diminished this morning, with steady light to moderate rain and occasional rumbles of thunder continuing across eastern Nebraska into the afternoon. Occasional showers will continue to affect the area through the evening, with rain finally ending by the early overnight. Temperatures have been far more comfortable than what we have seen lately, settling in the middle 70s this afternoon. We will slowly cool off this evening, dropping into the 60s after 10pm Skies will begin to clear out overnight, with lows falling into the low 60s by morning.
Spectacular weather will move in for the start of the work week. After a relatively cool start, we should see beautiful conditions on Monday with lots of sunshine and highs around 79 or 80 here in the metro. Temperatures will fall back into the upper 50s Monday night. We start a slow warming trend on Tuesday with highs around 80. We warm to around 85 by Thursday, into the upper 80s on Friday. Dry weather is expected all week, with only a slight chance for some thunderstorms late Friday night into Saturday morning.