Tuesday 7/18/17 Heat Warning

from the National Weather Service Excessive Heat Warning URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE 357 PM CDT Tue Jul 18 2017 …Excessive Heat Headlines Wednesday through Friday… A prolonged period of heat…

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Heat Safety

As we approach the warmest stretch of the year, it’s a good time to review safety tips to use in extreme heat conditions.  Heat is one of the leading weather-related killers in the United States,…


Flood Insurance for Renters

  Many renters assume that their landlord’s insurance will cover them in the event of a natural disaster. While it is true that your landlord is liable for damage to the property that you are…


Replacing food lost to the June 16th Storms

For folks in/around the Omaha area affected by the weather and in need of assistance with food, the Catholic Charities Food Pantry has graciously opened their doors for assistance: They can assist with some refrigeration items as…


This past weekend our Equal Justice Corps Members Jennifer and Beth ventured out to Loup City to take part in the annual Polish Days. While there, they met many people who told about their experiences…


National Weather Service Summer Season Safety Campaign

June 1st is the start of meteorological summer.  Summer means more time outdoors, traveling, camping, barbecuing and late sunsets.  However, summer also means extreme heat, which means thunderstorms, which mean flooding and…tornadoes. Being almost smack…


National EMS Week

from the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians website: May 21 – 27, 2017 is the 43rd annual National EMS Week In 1974, President Gerald Ford authorized EMS Week to celebrate EMS practitioners and the…


#SafePlaceSelfie

  Flood and tornado season is upon us. Have you established where your family’s safe place is going to be when extreme weather threatens? If so, snap a photo of you and yours in your…


3/6/17 Severe Weather Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for wind and low relative humidity for Eastern Nebraska effective from 12 PM – 8 PM Monday March 6th. Affected areas include: Thurston  Antelope Pierce Wayne…


American Red Cross Month

Since 1943, March has been designated American Red Cross Month. The American Red Cross is absolutely vital to national disaster relief efforts. They collect, process, and distribute 40% of the nation’s blood supply, they provide shelter to…