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 […]