David's Sunday Evening Forecast - Heavy rain possible this week

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Cloudy, breezy and chilly weather will continue this evening. Temperatures have not moved much all day, with temperatures in the metro still in the mid 50s. Temperatures warmed a little more across southeast Nebraska where there was a bit more sunshine. Winds will slowly calm down this evening, but it will be chilly as temperatures fall into the lower 50s. Clouds will clear out some overnight, but that will mean even cooler conditions. Lows tonight will likely fall into the lower 40s around the metro, with some upper 30s possible north of I-80.

A little sunshine is possible Monday morning, but clouds will quickly increase through the rest of the day as our next storm system approaches the area. The cool conditions will remain in place, with highs likely in the upper 50s to around 60 once again. Most of the morning into the afternoon will be dry, but rain chances start to increase by the evening with rain showers moving in from the south and west. Rain showers and even thunderstorms are likely Monday night into the day Tuesday. In fact, some heavy showers and storms are expected by Tuesday morning, lasting into the early afternoon. 2 to as much as 4 inches of rainfall is possible with this round of storms. Because of the potential for excessive rain, a Flash Flood Watch has been issued for southeast Nebraska and southwest Iowa for Monday night into Tuesday.

Rain should move out Tuesday afternoon or evening, with temperatures in the middle 60s. The welcome break in the rain will last from Tuesday evening through the day Wednesday. In fact, mostly sunny skies are expected on Wednesday with temperatures climbing into the upper 70s to around 80. Storm chances return by Thursday, with scattered chances for showers and storms lasting through Friday and Saturday.