Stormy Sunday on the way with a marginal risk for severe weather

UPDATE: Heavy rain, lightning, and gusty winds possible

Nice Week Ahead

Between about 3-8pm Wednesday we'll watch a cold front swinging through the area that could trigger strong and severe thunderstorms. Rounds of showers and storms keep pushing from west to east across our part of the world.

A complex of storms will near Arkansas after sunset on Monday and overnight into Tuesday morning. Highs will reach in the upper 80s to near 90s with nights near 70 most of next week. Our rain chances will continue to go up into the evening with a 30% chance of rain and possible severe storms.

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Between 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Monday, the Omaha, Council Bluffs, Lincoln and southwest Iowa areas will be under a moderate risk for heavy rain, hail and strong winds. Temperatures will warm heading into the work week and more rain chances towards the end of the upcoming week. This will bring more chances of showers and storms for the start of the workweek. Highs for the weekend will be in the upper 80s to low 90s.

Today: Mostly sunny, windy and hot. Temperatures only drop into the low 70s by morning.

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The partly cloudy/party sunny mix should continue through the rest of the week, with highs in the 70s. Otherwise we're mostly cloudy as drier air filters in and lows dip to the mid-50s to low 60s. Wednesday night looks quiet with lows in the mid-50s.

Showers and storms will gradually fade out tonight as the heating of the day disappears.

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