"A few storms will be strong to severe with damaging winds, heavy rain and hail".
After 15 days without rain, the streak was broken last night, according to the National Weather Service in Tucson.
The Omaha area's somewhat cooler and less humid weather will stick around for another day or so before the summer heat kicks into high gear next week, forecasters say.
Monday: A 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8 a.m., high near 85.
The NWS is now calling for a chance of thunderstorms from 5-11 p.m. Monday on Long Island.
Monday weather: Cooling trend drops temps into the 80s
The high is expected to be near 100 on Saturday and Sunday as well, with a low Saturday of about 78.
Look for a break from the heat Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, when high temperatures are expected to stay in the mid-80s.
WEDNESDAY: Sunny. High near 82. The overnight low should be around 77.
Thursday: Mostly sunny, high near 91.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny, high near 82.