MONDAY, AUGUST 20, 2018
An upper level trough and surface low pressure system will continue to move slowly east, Monday. Showers will be more widespread in the morning, then become widely scattered in the afternoon before tapering off all together by this evening. Areas of Eastern Nebraska could see up to an inch of additional rain with up to 3" in Iowa. A Flash Flood Watch remain over Eastern Nebraska until noon.
The other side of the weather coin will be the winds. Strong north winds at 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph can also be expected today. Temperatures will be much cooler than the 87 degree average for this time of year.
We should be able to dry out over the next couple of days before another wave rolls in, promoting a few scattered thunderstorms late Thursday into early Friday. Warmer weather is expected by the end of the week.
MONDAY: Cloudy and windy with showers likely in the morning. A chance of scattered in the afternoon. Highs in the low to mid 70s. North winds at 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph.
MONDAY NIGHT: Mostly cloudy in the evening with clearing skies late. Lows in the mid 50s to around 60. Wind gusts to 30 mph in the evening otherwise north winds 5-15 mph.
TUESDAY: Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid to upper 70s.. North winds at 10 to 20 mph.