Strong Wind, More Rain, Coming Monday Morning, Weather Service Says

Posted May 17, 2017

The Omaha area received anywhere from 1.5 to 2 inches of rain overnight, McPike said, and areas to the south along the Platte River recorded 3 to 4 inches.

Today - Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 8 to 14 miles per hour.

Mostly clear, with a low around 35.

Due to the brisk winds, there is a high risk if rip currents at all area beaches through Thursday evening.

FRIDAY: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

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Today. Sunny, with a high near 87 degrees.

A wind shift from northwest to west, and increasing humidity, will help highs pick up Tuesday, with 77 forecast in the city - some 10 degrees hotter than Monday.

The National Weather Service said temperatures will rise into the 70s, the first of a four-day period of warm weather that could see records broken on Thursday.

Tuesday will bring sunny skies, and the high will be near 75.

Thursday night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.

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TuesdayA 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.

SUNDAY: Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 69.

Thunderstorms are likely next weekend with temperatures in the high 60s forecast. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11 a.m. Severe thunderstorms will likely enter western Oklahoma with large hail and the possibility of tornadoes, the weather service reports. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

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