Articles tagged "nebraska"

us storm july 2020

Powerful thunderstorms rip through Midwest, leaving tens of thousands without power, U.S.

A series of strong thunderstorms ripped through parts of the U.S., including eastern Iowa, Kentucky, southern Indiana, Illinois, Nebraska, and southern Wisconsin on July 9, 2020. Many trees and power lines were downed, leaving tens of thousands without electricity,...

July 11, 2020

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Worst flooding in history of Nebraska, damage surpasses 1.3 billion

A state of emergency is in effect in Nebraska after massive floods triggered by rapid snowmelt, ice-covered rivers and heavy rain dumped by major late-winter storm. More heavy rain is expected in the region by the end of the week. The financial impact could be more...

March 22, 2019

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Catastrophic flooding caused by rapid snowmelt and heavy rain, agriculture devastated, U.S.

Rapid snowmelt and heavy rain combined to produce massive flooding across Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Wisconsin and South Dakota. Historic to catastrophic flooding inundated homes and businesses and devastated farmlands following a powerful late-season winter storm...

March 18, 2019

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One of Omaha's wettest days on record, widespread flash flooding, Nebraska

As of 15:00 CDT on August 20, the Eppley Airfield in Omaha, Nebraska received 156.2 mm (6.15 inches) of rain, making it the fourth-wettest day in the city since record-keeping began in 1887. The city's wettest day on record was August 7, 1999, with 164 mm (6.46...

August 20, 2018

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Dust storm reduces visibility to zero, causes 29-vehicle crash, Nebraska

Strong winds and very dry conditions produced a severe dust storm that reduced visibility to zero near MM 372 on Interstate 80 in eastern Nebraska's Seward county on Sunday, April 29, 2018. The Nebraska State Patrol said the dust blew in from farm fields along...

April 30, 2018

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Fast-moving thunderstorm hits metro Omaha, dumps baseball-sized hail

A fast-moving thunderstorm dumped heavy rain and very large hail across metro Omaha, Nebraska late June 29, 2017. Reports mention hail of many sizes left a widespread trail of damage - shattered windshields, pierced skylights, and damaged roofs. According to the...

June 30, 2017

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Strong storm sweeps through Omaha, leaves 76 000 homes without power

A powerful storm swept through Omaha, Nebraska between 19:00 and 21:00 CDT on Friday, June 16, 2017 (00:00 - 02:00 UTC, June 17), bringing heavy rain and winds in excess of 130 km/h (80 mph). The storm damaged numerous homes, downed trees and power lines, leaving 76...

June 17, 2017

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Violent tornado, very large hail hits Carpenter, Wyoming

Severe weather outbreak spawned several tornadoes and dropped very large hail in parts of eastern Wyoming on June 12, 2017, destroying or damaging several buildings and injuring at least one person. Damaging tornadoes were also reported in Nebraska and Colorado....

June 13, 2017

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Large gustnado near Exeter, Nebraska

A large gustnado or landspout was spotted and recorded near Exeter, Nebraska on May 16, 2017. The event was followed by rain and pea-sized hail soon after. Although there were no damage or injuries reported, the sight evoked horrible memories to Jerry and Theresa...

May 17, 2017

texas wildfire march 7 2017

Large and deadly wildfires strike Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma and Colorado

At least four people have died in Texas Panhandle where wildfires scorched more than 130 000 hectares (320 000 acres) and prompted mandatory evacuations. Large grass fires are also affecting Colorado, Kansas and Oklahoma, some of which are also forcing evacuations....

March 07, 2017

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Dangerous weather wreaks havoc across US Plains, almost 40 tornadoes reported

Almost 40 unconfirmed tornadoes were reported to batter the US Plains, as of November 17, 2015. Major damage has been reported in Texas, while extreme conditions persisted in Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska, as well. Devastated homes, blown cars, traffic disruptions...

November 17, 2015

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Historic rainfall records broken - Eastern U.S. deluge in numbers

In somewhat similar situation to major flooding in The Balkan Peninsula during May 2014 parts of American East experienced what some local officials call "unprecedented deluge" over the last couple of days when a slow-moving storm system dropped reco

August 15, 2014