March Roars In

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Blizzard conditions in the Panhandle forced the closure of Interstate 80 from Big Springs to the Wyoming line through early Monday.

The season's first severe thunderstorm warnings were issued in the Lincoln and Omaha areas. Omaha Public Power District reported more than 10,000 customers were without power after thunderstorms brought strong winds, rain and hail.

Trees were uprooted, and a lightning strike started a small fire on the roof of a west Omaha home.

Wind gusts peaked at 70 miles an hour in Weeping Water and Plattsmouth. In Lincoln, the roof of a rental car agency was blown off, causing an estimated $10,000 damage.

KOLN-TV Call: (402) 467-4321 Toll-free: 1-800-475-1011 840 North 40th Lincoln, NE 68503 Email: KGIN-TV Call: (308) 382-6100 123 N Locust Street Grand Island, NE 68802 Email: KSNB-TV Toll free 888-475-1011 123 N. Locust St. Grand Island, NE 68802 Email :
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 622616 -
Gray Television, Inc.