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Sunday is a First Alert Day: Strong storms with damaging winds moving through tonight

Published: Oct. 10, 2020 at 8:13 AM CDT|Updated: Oct. 11, 2020 at 10:55 PM CDT
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - A cold front will bring us showers and storms Sunday evening. Due to the threat of severe weather, a First Alert Day has been issued.

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Posted by Mallory Schnell WOWT on Sunday, October 11, 2020

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for much of the WOWT viewing area - including Omaha - through Midnight.

Through Midnight
Through Midnight(WOWT)

Storms may carry a large hail threat when they first fire up, but damaging winds will quickly become the main severe threat as the evening progresses and the storms track east. Rainfall amounts will likely stay under ½ inch for most, but a few storms could carry locally higher amounts.

Strong storms possible Sunday evening
Strong storms possible Sunday evening(WOWT)

Rain moves out overnight – before the work commute - with clouds decreasing behind. Behind the cold front, northwest winds could still gust up to 50 or 55 mph, so a Wind Advisory remains in effect through 2 AM.

Wind Advisory through early Monday morning
Wind Advisory through early Monday morning(WOWT)

Highs Monday and Tuesday will top out around 70° under sunny skies. The upcoming week is looking mostly dry, with highs in the 50s and lower-60s likely beginning Thursday.

Keep track of our First Alert Day and the 10-day forecast by downloading the free WOWT First Alert Weather App!

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