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Prediction: Another chance for severe weather in the Omaha area today, possibly during the evening commute | Weather



Heavy storms were expected to develop again on Wednesday, mainly along and just south of Interstate 80.

The storms were likely to form in the late afternoon to early evening and later moved into the office tonight the National Weather Service in Valley said.

Large hail, damaging 60-70 mph winds, heavy rain and a single tornado are possible, meteorologists said.

The Meteorological Service said any severe weather on Wednesday in the Omaha region would likely break out between 5 pm and 7 pm

Thursday's heavy weather could develop again.

At 1

1:30 pm CDT, the Weather Service – Radar traced a heavy thunderstorm 4 miles north of Silver Creek, Nebraska, or 15 miles west of Columbus, northeast at

half-inch hail and winds of more than 30 mph possible with the storm.

Tuesday night, Omaha Eppley Airfield received 0.09 inches of rainfall, while Tekamah recorded 2.11 inches.

Some areas reported major hail, heavy rains and strong winds:

hail – 2.75-inch hail in Butler County near Octavia; 1.25 inches in Dodge County in North Bend; 1.5 inches in Burt County near Craig; 1 inch in Jefferson County near Fairbury.

Rain – 2.97 inches in Harrison County near Little Sioux, Iowa.

Winds – Tornado in Hall County near Doniphan damaged some outbuildings but no injuries were reported; Tornado discovered in Jefferson County near Endicott; Funnel cloud discovered in Butler County near Abie; 68 mph winds in Burt County near Tekamah; 605 mph winds in Harrison County near Little Sioux City, Iowa.

On Wednesday morning, a small storm system was causing rain and thunder in some places – but not a thunderstorm – northeast of Lincoln, moving toward Omaha.

From 4 pm to 9 pm, meteorologists expect:

– A small risk of severe weather in a narrow strip that includes the area of ​​Omaha-Council bluffs, Lincoln and Atlantic, Iowa

– A small risk of Schwad, York and Denison, Iowa

– An increased risk for a strip that includes Nebraska City, Beatrice and southwest Iowa.

– A medium risk for a strip that includes Falls City, Northeast Kansas and Northwest Missouri.

From 3:00 am to 10:00 pm On Thursday, forecasters predict:

– Increased risk of severe weather on a strip that includes the Omaha Council Bluffs area, Nebraska City, Falls City, and southwest Iowa.

– A small risk for a swath that includes Lincoln. Beatrice and Denison, Iowa

– A low risk for a swath that includes Norfolk, Columbus, York, Grand Island, Hastings and Sioux City, Iowa.

Wednesday could be the second direct day on which heavy storms have an impact in the same places

The Omaha region predicts, according to the Weather Service:

Wednesday – A chance for showers and thunderstorms, with some of the storms up can be severe for the afternoon. Expect a high in the upper 60s.

Wednesday night – chills and thunderstorms likely, with some of the storms possibly severe. Expect a low in the top 50.

Thursday – A decent chance of showers and thunderstorms with a high in the upper 70s.

Thursday night – A probability of showers and thunderstorms with a low of 50.

Friday – Sunny with an altitude of around 75.

Friday night – Mostly clear with a low of around 50.

Saturday – Mostly sunny with a high of around 80.

Saturday night – A slight chance of rain and thunderstorms with low around 55.

Sunday – Mostly sunny with a high of around 75.

Precipitation in inches for the 24 hours, the Tuesday at 19:45, according to the weather service:

Albion, .04; Aurora, .35; Blair, track; Broken Bow, 1.0; Columbus, .13; Falls City, lane; Fremont, .08; Grand Island, .01; Hastings, .67; Hebron, .65; Lincoln, lane; Norfolk, .11; Offutt Air Force Base, .19; Florence, .14; Millard, .06; O & Neill, .89; Ord, .26; Plattsmouth, .05; Valley, .01; Wahoo, track; Wayne, .63; Council Bluffs, .20; Clarinda, .01; Harlan, .12; Red Oak, .06.


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