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Tag: severe weather

Tips

Video: Kit can keep your family prepared

By simply including items around your home in a basic kit, you can have peace of mind that your family will be prepared for an emergency.

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Tips

Video: How to calm pets during stormy weather

Storms can be really scary for our four-legged friends. Help your pets cope with these tips from the Nebraska Humane Society.

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General

Infographic: 10 tips to keep you safe from lightning

June 21-27 is National Lightning Safety Awareness Week. Follow these tips so your summer fun remains safe.

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General

Spring showers can bring severe weather

March 25-29 is Severe Weather Awareness Week. Brush up on your severe weather safety with these tips.

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Working for You

Video: Damage from 2017 storm required extensive restoration effort

Friday’s storms affected 20 percent of OPPD’s customers. Personnel continue to work long hours to bring customers back online.

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How Does That Work?

Lightning arresters

OPPD installs arresters to protect equipment from lightning strikes and help prevent power outages.

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