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Weather
8:28 pm
Tue June 3, 2014

Severe weather causes widespread damage, flooding in Omaha metro area

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

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Weather
7:58 am
Tue June 3, 2014

Damaging storms forecast for Nebraska, Iowa

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.

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Weather
11:19 am
Thu May 15, 2014

Heavy rains lessen drought in Iowa, Nebraska

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

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Weather
7:14 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Nebraska storms cause at least $20M in damage

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

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Weather
10:56 am
Tue May 13, 2014

Governor OKs disaster declaration for Nebraska

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.

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Weather
8:11 am
Mon May 12, 2014

Eastern Nebraska cities report outages, flooding

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.

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Weather
2:30 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

Emulating nature key to landscaping during drought conditions

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

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Weather
8:00 am
Mon April 28, 2014

At least 2 tornadoes confirmed in Nebraska Sunday

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.

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Technology
2:54 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

New app warns of flood threats

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

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Weather
8:00 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Crews battle grass fires in eastern Nebraska

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

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