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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. Jodi earned her degree in broadcasting from the University of Nebraska-Omaha. She's worked for news stations from her hometown of Omaha to sunny San Diego. She’s married with two teenagers (a boy and a girl), who keep them running from one activity to the next.

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Circuit outage impacting rural area customers

OPPD is working to restore power outage caused by tree interference

1:45 p.m., June 19

Our crews have discovered tree interference, which they are working to clear.  They hope to have power restored by 2 p.m., barring any unforeseen problems.

12:22 p.m., June 19

OPPD is investigating a power outage on a circuit with customers in both Saunders and Cass County customers. Nearly 400 customers are impacted between the boundaries of 2nd St & US Hwy 6 to the north and Mill Rd. to the south, between St. Hwy 63 to the west and 310 Rd. to the east.

We do not yet know the cause, but our troubleshooters are headed to the area to patrol the circuit. We will post updates as we learn more

Mammatus Clouds Downtown – May 11, 2014

Mammatus clouds

Mammatus cloud characteristics: Here in the U.S., cumulonimbus are the variety of mammatus clouds we typically see. When they occur, it’s usually a sign of a particularly strong storm or maybe even a tornadic storm to come. Due to the intensely sheared environment in which mammatus form, aviators are strongly cautioned to avoid cumulonimbus with […]