Severe Weather

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Severe Weather in Nebraska You need to be ready for anything

Severe weather events include heavy rain, high winds, lightning, hail, and tornadoes, and they are all too common in Nebraska. But don't let their frequency lead to your inaction. No matter the time of year, it's important to be "weather ready" and know the preparedness and recovery resources available to you.

Preparedness and Recovery

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Helping Children Cope with Severe Storms

The more parents encourage their children to talk about severe weather, the better children will feel. Start talking to them right away: When a storm is on the way, after the storm has passed, and time and time again afterwards. Children need to keep talking about their experiences. It is how all of us make sense out of things as human beings.

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Severe Weather: A Sign of Spring

This time of year is known for the return of dark storm clouds, lightning, and high winds, including an occasional tornado.The first step to becoming weather-ready is to understand the type of hazardous weather that can affect where you live and how it can impact you and your family.

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How to Maintain Food Safety Following a Power Outage

A gentleman had been traveling during a time when the electricity was off for several days in many homes in his community. However, when he returned home, his electricity was working and everything in his freezer was frozen solid. He proceeded to eat some food from the freezer and got sick. What happened?

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