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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.

September is National Preparedness Month.

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Barring a surprise storm this fall, 2013 will be a record low year for tornadoes in Iowa, with the fewest storms since comprehensive tracking began 33 years ago.

Hot weather delays trash pick-up, keeps cooling stations open

Aug 26, 2013

Omaha residents can expect delays in trash pick-up this week due to the heat.

Four cooling stations open through next week

Aug 23, 2013

The Salvation Army of Omaha will have four cooling stations open through next Friday.

Two tree debris drop-off locations are open in Omaha through Friday.

OPPD says more than 10,000 customers remain without power after a severe storm moved through the metro Monday morning.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Two new websites are offering support to Iowa residents in areas hit by recent storms and flooding.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The recent rain has helped alleviate drought in Nebraska, but most of the state remains dry with the worst conditions being reported out west.

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