OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The National Weather Service says dangerous traveling conditions are likely to develop over southeast Nebraska and southwest Iowa on Thanksgiving Day.

AVOCA, Iowa (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed that some farm damage near Avoca in western Iowa was caused by a tornado.

Today is Winter Weather Awareness Day in Nebraska and Iowa.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Danger from high water has prompted authorities to temporarily close access to the Elkhorn River in eastern Nebraska's Douglas County.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An overnight storm dropped more than 5 inches of rain on eastern Nebraska and western Iowa, causing street flooding and forcing some schools to close for the day.

PILGER, Neb. (AP) — Last summer's tornado that destroyed much of Pilger has left the village facing an uphill battle in the coming year when it comes to finances due to reduced tax revenue.

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) — The National Weather Services has issued flood advisories for several eastern Nebraska counties after thunderstorms dumped heavy rain.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A haze is blanketing much of the Midwest as strong winds carry smoke from forest fires in Canada thousands of miles to the south.

PILGER, Neb. (AP) — A tornado last year that damaged most of a small, northeastern Nebraska town left the village clerk known as "Momma Kim" with plenty to do.

PILGER, Neb. (AP) — A groundbreaking ceremony for a new bank doesn't usually attract more than 200 people, but the new Midwest Bank will be play a key role in rebuilding Pilger's downtown.