Widespread damage and flooding are reported in parts of the metro area after severe storms dropped heavy rain and large hail Tuesday evening.

Damaging storms forecast for Nebraska, Iowa

Jun 3, 2014

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The National Weather Service says damaging storms are expected to develop later Tuesday in Nebraska and Iowa.

The National Weather Service in Omaha says there's a moderate risk today for severe weather in an area that includes Omaha and Lincoln.

The weather service says in its hazardous weather outlook that storms are likely to erupt along and north of Interstate 80 and quickly move east. The storms could spawn tornadoes, produce damaging hail and straight-line winds and drop torrents of rain.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Recent heavy rainfall has washed away or at least lessened drought conditions in swaths of Nebraska and Iowa.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials estimate that last weekend's tornadoes caused at least $20 million damage across the state.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The governor has approved a state disaster declaration to help Nebraskans recover from the tornadoes and severe thunderstorms that swept through parts of eastern Nebraska over the weekend.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Heavy rain dumped by a string of storms that pounded eastern Nebraska caused street flooding and power outages in many cities and towns.

Emulating nature key to landscaping during drought conditions

May 2, 2014

As of Tuesday, 70 percent of Nebraska remained in moderate to extreme drought conditions.

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — At least two tornadoes were spotted in rural areas of central and eastern Nebraska Sunday as powerful thunderstorms moved across the state.

New app warns of flood threats

Mar 25, 2014

A new smartphone app can alert you when there’s flooding in your area.

PLATTSMOUTH, Neb. (AP) — Fire crews spent part of their weekend battling wind-swept grass fires in eastern Nebraska.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Even though it seems it's been a snowy winter, a new report says Iowa is below normal for precipitation this year.

Snow, strong wind could make Thursday commute difficult

Feb 19, 2014

The National Weather Service says Thursday morning’s commute could be difficult, with snow and strong wind.

City of Omaha Declares Snow Emergency

Feb 4, 2014

A snow emergency has been declared for the City of Omaha effective at midnight tonight and will remain in effect until Noon on Thursday.

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for much of the KIOS listening area through Wednesday morning.

Bitterly cold weather is expected to linger in the KIOS listening area through Tuesday morning.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Pet owners are being encouraged to bring their animals inside during the bitter cold snap.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Many school districts in Iowa and Nebraska will remain closed today because of the dangerously cold weather.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A child found crying inside a frigid car in a northeast Omaha parking lot has been taken into protective custody and her parents have been cited for neglect.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — President Barack Obama has declared a disaster in Nebraska following severe weather at the beginning of October.

Freezing rain, sleet, snow forecast for Omaha metro area

Nov 21, 2013

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for most of the KIOS listening area until midnight.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing to cut releases from Gavins Point Dam to winter levels.

WAYNE, Neb. (AP) — Six weeks have passed since a tornado destroyed homes and businesses in Wayne, and some companies still don't know whether they'll reopen.

City of Omaha

The city of Omaha has 100 Public Works trucks and 100 contractor vehicles ready for snow.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman has issued an emergency declaration for parts of the state affected by tornadoes and other severe weather.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A National Weather Service meteorologist says Friday evening's tornado-spawning storms in northeastern Nebraska and northwestern Iowa were unusual for this time of year.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The National Weather Service says as many as nine tornadoes hit an area covering northeast Nebraska and northwest Iowa Friday evening.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman has issued an emergency declaration for the area surrounding Wayne after a tornado struck the northeast Nebraska town.

BIG SPRINGS, Neb. (AP) — The South Platte River looked like a trickle in Western Nebraska before the Colorado floodwaters began to arrive.

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Nebraskans are bracing for flooding along the South Platte River later this week when the water from Colorado's torrential rains arrives.

American Red Cross volunteers head to Colorado

Sep 16, 2013

American Red Cross volunteers from the Nebraska/Southwest Iowa region are heading to Colorado following deadly flooding there.