The Wire

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The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Tag: safety

Storm and Outage

Be ‘weather-ready’ during Severe Weather Awareness Week.

Statewide tornado drill resume this year, the National Weather Service wants everyone to know how to keep themselves safe during severe weather.

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Tips

Be prepared during Flooding Awareness Month

Eastern Nebraska is no stranger to flooding, especially in March. Follow these simple tips and resources to keep your family safe.

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Tips

How to stay safe around downed power lines

Snow, ice and wind can wreak havoc with power lines. If you encounter downed lines, your response is critical.

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How Does That Work?

How to protect yourself from wind chills

If you have to go outside when wind chills turn dangerous, follow these tips and guidelines to stay safe.

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Tips

Infographic: Prepare for winter driving

By adding a few standard items to your car's trunk, you'll be ready for anything winter driving can throw at you this season.

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Tips

Prevent injuries while shoveling snow, using a snow blower

Snow removal is a common chore. Keep these tips in mind to avoid overexertion and injury.

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