Weather

Stories about drought, storms, etc.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Public Schools says it's reviewing its severe weather procedures after parents were told they couldn't take shelter inside an elementary school during a tornado warning.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa has experienced the wettest winter on record with precipitation totals for December, January and February surpassing the previous record set 101 years ago.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — More than 300 leaders who gathered to discuss a 2014 climate survey of Nebraska have concluded that the state must be more proactive in developing an action plan to respond to changes in climate.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Roads Department says Interstate 80 will reopen in both directions Wednesday afternoon.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Several Nebraska schools, businesses and institutions have remained closed a second day as workers try to reopen snow-covered roads.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Heavy snow and strong winds forced officials to close more than 100 miles of Interstate 80 in eastern Nebraska because of dangerous conditions Tuesday.

Power outages continue to dwindle, to just over 1,000 customers. Additional snow is expected this evening.

Heavy snow, gusty winds expected with winter storm

Feb 1, 2016

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for the KIOS listening area starting tonight through Wednesday morning.

ATLANTIC, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson has cancelled his scheduled events after four campaign workers were injured in a car accident in western Iowa.

PILGER, Neb. (AP) — Strong winds have destroyed a northeast Nebraska church that was being rebuilt after a devastating tornado.

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