More stormy weather

6:55 p.m., May 24, 2020

We didn’t see too many problems with the thunderstorm that rolled through late afternoon/early evening. But another round of storms is expected in our area after 2 a.m. OPPD remains ready to respond.

If you lose power, please be sure to report it online or by calling 1-800-554-OPPD (6773).

4:45 p.m., May 24, 2020

We’re seeing some scattered power outages in our service territory as storms rumble into the area. Our crews are working to restore power as quickly and as safely as possible.

Damaging winds, large hail, and heavy rain are possible through tonight.

If you lose power, please be sure to report it online or by calling 1-800-554-OPPD (6773), so that OPPD crews are and can respond. Our crews are here for you, ready to respond.

If you encounter downed power lines, always assume they are live, high-voltage, and dangerous, and stay far back. Call OPPD at 1-800-554-OPPD (6773) or 911 to report the hazard.

12 p.m., May 24, 2020

After a stormy night, more thunderstorms are on the way for this afternoon. Forecasters with  the National Weather Service expect the weather to roll into southeastern Nebraska starting around 3 or 4 p.m.

There’s a chance storms could become severe tonight, wutg damaging winds, large hail and heavy rain are all possible. And forecasters are not ruling out an isolated tornado or two.  Flash flooding is also possible in areas where the ground is already saturated. If you lose power, please be sure to report it online or by calling 1-800-554-OPPD (6773), so that OPPD is aware and can respond. Our crews are here for you, ready to respond.

More showers and thunderstorms are likely throughout the day for Monday, Memorial Day.

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), who keep her and her husband, Dave, hopping. Busy and blessed.