Summer Safety

Lightning Safety Awareness Week

June 24th to June 30th is National Lightning Safety Awareness Week. Since this week started in 2001, fatalities from lightning have dropped from 50 to about 30. The reduction is due to people becoming more…


Summer Safety Month

June is Summer Safety Month. The first day of summer is June 21st. It is great to know some tips when it comes to keeping safe from the sun, bugs, and other things that come…


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…


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,…


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…


Public Alert

An excessive heat warning is in effect for Eastern Nebraska from 1 PM this afternoon to 8 PM CDT Friday. Temperatures highs will range from 91° to 101°. During this advisory, infants, children, and people…