Weather and Energy News

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Beware of electric shock dangers with flooded basements

Many Nebraskans are coping with flooded basements. Here’s what you need to know before beginning clean-up.

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Facts about your power service in a flood situation

If your home is in an evacuation area, there is a process in place to ensure the safe shut off and return of electricity service. Read on for more details.

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When the weather gets tough, OPPD gets going

OPPD crews face added challenges when responding to outages during winter storms. They take steps ahead of time to be well-prepared. There are things customers can do to prepare, as well.

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How to tell if somebody really works for OPPD

Scammers don’t always hide behind a telephone. Sometimes, they try to take advantage of utility customers in-person.

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Brighter lights for safer conditions

OPPD officials thank brighter, different-colored lights for helping crews be more visible, and safer, on busy roads.

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Critters, trees among common power outage causes

You know that cute squirrel scurrying about outside? He might be a trouble-maker.

County Affected Customers

Douglas
2
Sarpy
0
Washington
0
Saunders
4
Cass
0
Dodge
1
Nemaha
0
Johnson
0
Richardson
0
Otoe
0
Colfax
0
Pawnee
0
Burt
0
Pottawattamie
0

Total 7

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