Weather and Energy News

Electric Lightning

Be ‘weather-ready’ as spring storm season arrives

Even though the statewide tornado drill has been cancelled, the National Weather Service wants you to be prepared for severe weather.

TRE_2017 Emerald Ash Borer info image

Protect your trees

The emerald ash borer is threatening Nebraska’s ash trees. Nebraska’s community tree canopy has already taken a big hit, learn how to keep your trees safe.

1975 tornado

Looking back at the 1975 tornado [Video]

Mother Nature showed her ugly side on May 6 of that year, cutting a 10-mile path of destruction through Omaha. OPPD’s Mike Jones, a local TV reporter at the time, takes a look back at that memorable day.

20200109 Storm and Outage Snow Pole inside

Storm & Outage Center marks anniversary

Site changed the way OPPD communicates outages to customer, media.

ice

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
279
Sarpy
0
Washington
0
Saunders
1
Cass
0
Dodge
0
Nemaha
2
Johnson
0
Richardson
0
Otoe
0
Colfax
0
Pawnee
0
Burt
0
Pottawattamie
0

Total 282

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