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Photo gallery: Springtime at the OPPD Arboretum

Spring has sprung, and there’s no better place to see it in full bloom than the arboretum at 108th and Blondo streets. It’s a great time to grab the camera and send us your photos. Let this photo gallery inspire you.



Our cat, Winston, was mesmerized by the snow and wind.


Snow storm photo

Mike Rosenberger, a unit operator at OPPD’s North Omaha Station took this photo of the plant’s entrance during the Jan. 31-Feb. 1 snow storm.


Flood of 2011: “We were at war with the river”

OPPD employees won’t soon forget the historic flood of 2011. OPPD wasted no time fortifying more than $3 billion in assets that were in harms way, including three power plants, critical substations and power lines. Employees pulled together the way families do in the midst of a crisis.

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 […]