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Stories about drought, storms, etc.

After Tuesday’s storm, many residents were left without power and saw their food spoil. 

OMAHA, Neb. (AP)  Several thousand utility customers in eastern Nebraska could remain without power until Thursday afternoon because of the extent of damage thunderstorms caused.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Thunderstorms have lashed several parts of eastern Nebraska, leaving thousands of people without power and some stranded by street flooding and storm debris.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Forecasters are warning about extreme heat and the possibility of severe thunderstorms across much of Nebraska and Iowa on Tuesday.

When it’s 90 degrees or warmer for at least two consecutive days, the Salvation Army opens its community cooling centers.

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.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Eastern Nebraska could see freezing rain, sleet and snow overnight through Monday evening.

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.

Winter Weather Awareness Day in Nebraska and Iowa

Nov 5, 2015

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.

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.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Flash flood warnings and watches have been issued for Lincoln and other southeast Nebraska communities in the wake of heavy overnight storms.

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.

First snowfall causes accidents, ties up traffic in Omaha

Nov 11, 2014

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

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