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1975 tornado

Looking back at the 1975 tornado [Video]

Mother Nature showed her ugly side on May 6 of that year, cutting a 10-mile path of destruction through Omaha. OPPD’s Mike Jones, a local TV reporter at the time, takes a look back at that memorable day.

OPPD crews blizzard outage

Remembering Omaha’s ’75 blizzard

January 10 marked the 41st anniversary of the 1975 blizzard that brought Omaha and surrounding areas to a standstill. OPPD employees reflect on the challenges; surprisingly, power outages were not the big problem.