First comes the rain, then the cooler conditions move in.

The National Weather Service Office in Valley, Nebraska, is calling for a 70 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight in the Omaha area before and after midnight.

Forecasters also expect the low temperature overnight to dip into the upper 50s.

Today, the Omaha area can look for increasing clouds and a high temperature in the upper 80s.

Friday also is expected to be cooler in the Omaha area, with a high in the mid-60s under partly sunny skies. There is a 30 percent chance of isolated showers and thunderstorms Friday morning and a slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

Forecasters said Friday night looks to be partly cloudy with a low around 50.

The weather service said conditions are looking quite pleasant over the weekend in the Omaha area, with sunny skies and a high Saturday in the lower 70s and a high Sunday in the mid-70s.

Another low around 50 is expected Saturday night, forecasters said about the Omaha area, and a low in the upper 50s with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms are likely Sunday night.

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