Weather

Stories about drought, storms, etc.

DEWITT, Neb. (AP) — Governor Pete Ricketts has declared a state of emergency in areas of Nebraska affected by tornadoes and flooding.

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It was 40 years ago Wednesday that a violent tornado cut a 10 mile path through central Omaha, killing three people.


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — At least two people died on snowy roads in Nebraska on Sunday, and authorities were urging people not to drive unless necessary.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Two storm systems merging over the Midwest this weekend are expected to produce significant snowfall across Iowa and lighter accumulation in Nebraska.

Omaha-area drivers were met with slick conditions during the drive to work or school Tuesday morning.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Additional federal aid is being made available to Nebraska for areas affected by recent severe weather.

The Salvation Army has four cooling centers open in the Omaha metro area.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Some of the most intense heat of the summer so far is expected in Nebraska and Iowa, so forecasters are urging people to take precautions.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The unseasonably cool weather has helped several Nebraska cities set record low temperatures.

PILGER, Neb. (AP) — Rebuilding plans for the northeast Nebraska town ravaged by a tornado last month got a boost when the Farmers Co-operative committed to restore its Pilger grain elevator.

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