Weather and Energy News

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Tree pruning steps now can prevent storm damage later

Taking steps early in a tree’s life will make it stronger as it grows, and more resistant to damage from severe weather.

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Stay informed with power outage information

OPPD strives to give you as much information about an outage as is available at the time you report it. Find out what that information is in this infographic.

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5 steps to restoring your power

When the lights go out, OPPD crews work hard to reconnect downed power lines. But homeowners are required to hire private electricians to repair any damage to your home. Here’s how to sort it all out.

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Crews at work restoring power (photo gallery)

Downed trees and broken power poles are just a two of the situations OPPD crews are facing as they restore power following a thunderstorm in the Omaha area.

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Traffic light outages are joint effort between OPPD, city

Who and how the lights are repaired depends on the circumstances. But in any situation, drivers should treat an intersection with a traffic light outage as a four-way stop.

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When a storm hits, OPPD is ready

Hear how the snowstorm of 1997 changed how OPPD plans and prepares to respond to damaging storms.

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Walsh leaves behind a leafy legacy at arboretum

OPPD forester Dave Walsh said goodbye to the facility he loves after 32 years with the utility and hundreds of trees planted.

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Resource schedulers are connection with those in the field

Meet OPPD’s team of resource schedulers, who allocate crews and equipment to complete necessary jobs in a timely manner.

County Affected Customers

Douglas
1
Sarpy
0
Washington
0
Saunders
0
Cass
0
Dodge
0
Nemaha
0
Johnson
0
Richardson
0
Otoe
1
Colfax
0
Pawnee
0
Burt
0
Pottawattamie
0

Total 2

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