Be prepared when storms strike

With the arrival of spring comes the threat of severe weather. March 27 to March 31 is Nebraska and Iowa Severe Weather Awareness Week.

The National Weather Service has us covered with a wealth of information here to keep everyone safe and in the know about stormy weather.

Severe weather can also wreak havoc on power lines. The following infographic ranks the Top 10 storms in terms of outage numbers.



Jodi Baker

About Jodi Baker

Jodi Baker writes stories and shoots videos for The Wire. Jodi was a television news reporter before she came to work for OPPD as a media specialist in 2013. She's married with two children (a boy and a girl) and an allergy-ridden little Cairn Terrier.

Laura King-Homan

About Laura King-Homan

Laura King-Homan is a contributor to the Storm & Outage Center and a communications specialist at OPPD. She has nearly 20 years of print journalism and design experience, which lets her tell the stories of OPPD and its employees both graphically and through her writing.

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