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Mar 15, 2019 1:46 PM 1+ mon ago

Bomb cyclone produces flooding that threatens Nebraska nuclear plant

The late winter "bomb cyclone" that stunned more than 25 states with snow, rain and wind has caused flooding that is threatening the operational safety of a nuclear power plant in southeast Nebraska.

The Cooper Nuclear Station along the swollen Missouri River will likely be shut down early Saturday as water levels continue rising following heavy rain earlier this week, a plant spokesman said Friday.

The plant is in Brownville, about 60 miles south of Omaha, and is already functioning under emergency circumstances. If the Missouri River reaches 45.5 feet -- which would threaten the levee protecting the plant -- workers will pull the fuel rods that generate power, said Nebraska Public Power District spokesman Mark Becker, who added that there was no danger to the public.

The historic low-pressure system, which affected more than 105 million people this week according to the National ...

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Nebraska city evacuates amid 'bomb cyclone' flooding, tornado danger

upi.com     1+ mon ago

March 14 (UPI) -- Officials in eastern Nebraska ordered about one-third of the city of Norfolk to evacuate Thursday after an ice jam broke up and threatened a flood control levee amid a powerful storm...

Nebraska preps nuclear plant for possible flooding, no public danger

yahoo.com     1+ mon ago

(Reuters) - Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) on Friday declared an "unusual event" at its Cooper nuclear power station in Nebraska due to the possibility of flooding along the Missouri River foll...

Nebraska preps nuclear plant for possible flooding, no public danger

reuters.com     1+ mon ago

(Reuters) - Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) on Friday declared an "unusual event" at its Cooper nuclear power station in Nebraska due to the possibility of flooding along the Missouri River foll...

Nebraska slammed by worst flooding in 50 years after massive bomb cyclone

Nebraska slammed by worst flooding in 50 years after massive 'bomb cyclone'

usatoday.com     1+ mon ago

At least one man is dead, two others are missing and hundreds are in temporary shelters amid the worst flooding in Nebraska in 50 years. This conversation is moderated according t...

Nebraska nuclear plant still at full power after preparing for flooding

reuters.com     1+ mon ago

(Reuters) - Nebraska Public Power District's (NPPD) Cooper nuclear plant in Nebraska was still operating at full power early Monday after the company said on Friday it was preparing for possible flood...

Historic Flooding in Nebraska, Iowa, and South Dakota in Wake of Bomb Cyclone

Historic Flooding in Nebraska, Iowa, and South Dakota in Wake of Bomb Cyclone

wunderground.com     1+ mon ago

Historic Flooding in Nebraska, Iowa, and South Dakota in Wake of Bomb Cyclone Above: Flooding on Easy Pressy Road off Highway 21 in Nebraska on March 14, 2019. Image credit: NSP T...

   Bomb Cyclone    Triggers Biblical Flooding In Midwest

Bomb Cyclone Triggers Biblical Flooding In Midwest

huffpost.com     1+ mon ago

As students around the country participated in a global strike Friday to demand action on climate change, a powerful "bomb cyclone" ripped through the Midwest, bringing extreme flo...

Nebraska slammed by worst flooding in 50 years after massive 'bomb cyclone'

news.yahoo.com     1+ mon ago

Nebraska slammed by worst flooding in 50 years after massive 'bomb cyclone' Nebraska slammed by worst flooding in 50 years after massive 'bomb cyclone' At least one man is dead, t...

Historic floods hit Nebraska after 'bomb cyclone'...

reuters.com     1+ mon ago

(Reuters) - Large parts of Nebraska and the U.S. Central Plains were underwater on Saturday after a late-winter "bomb cyclone" storm triggered historic flooding along the Missouri and Platte rivers, c...

'Bomb cyclone' triggers flooding on Mississippi, Missouri rivers

reuters.com     1+ mon ago

(Reuters) - A powerful, late-winter "bomb cyclone" storm pushed into the U.S. Midwest and the Great Lakes region on Friday, causing flooding along the Mississippi and Missouri rivers, stranding herds ...

'Bomb cyclone' triggers flooding on Mississippi, Missouri rivers

msn.com     1+ mon ago

(Reuters) - A powerful, late-winter "bomb cyclone" storm pushed into the U.S. Midwest and the Great Lakes region on Friday, causing flooding along the Mississippi and Missouri rivers, stranding herds ...

Tornadoes, flooding next after 'bomb cyclone' buries Colorado

upi.com     1+ mon ago

March 14 (UPI) -- Officials in eastern Nebraska ordered about one-third of the city of Norfolk to evacuate Thursday after an ice jam broke up and threatened a flood control levee amid a powerful storm...

Record Flooding in Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois Follows Snowmelt, Bomb Cyclone

Record Flooding in Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois Follows Snowmelt, Bomb Cyclone

weather.com     1+ mon ago

Record river flooding has plagued five states in the Plains and Midwest, and river flooding will continue for several more days after rapid snowmelt and heavy rain from the bomb cy...

Historic floods hit Nebraska after 'bomb cyclone' storm

reuters.com     1+ mon ago

(Reuters) - Large parts of Nebraska and the U.S. Central Plains were underwater on Saturday after a late-winter "bomb cyclone" storm triggered historic flooding along the Missouri and Platte rivers, c...

Historic floods hit Nebraska after 'bomb cyclone' storm

thegazette.com     1+ mon ago

Cattle surrounded by water stand in Morse Bluff, Nebraska, U.S., March 15, 2019 in this picture grab obtained from a social media video. JUSTIN MENSIK/via REUTERS Cattle surrounded by water stand in M...

Historic floods hit Nebraska after    bomb cyclone    storm

Historic floods hit Nebraska after bomb cyclone storm

rawstory.com     1+ mon ago

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Another bomb cyclone could be headed to Nebraska

Another bomb cyclone could be headed to Nebraska

omaha.com     1+ week ago

Sunshine and clouds mixed. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 72F. Winds ESE at 10 to 15 mph.. Livestock take to the fields after a bomb cyclone brought a blizzard to western Ne...

Historic floods hit Nebraska after 'bomb cyclone' storm

foxnews.com     1+ mon ago

Large parts of Nebraska and the U.S. Central Plains were under water on Saturday after a late-winter "bomb cyclone" storm triggered historic flooding along the Missouri and Platte rivers, causing two ...

Another bomb cyclone could strike Nebraska this week

Another bomb cyclone could strike Nebraska this week

omaha.com     1+ week ago

Livestock take to the fields after a bomb cyclone brought a blizzard to western Nebraska in March. Another extraordinary storm is expected to slam Nebraska this week, piling on mi...

Nebraska, Midwest Flooding Maps, Update: Nuclear Plant Braces for Rising Waters, Prepares for Shutdown

Nebraska, Midwest Flooding Maps, Update: Nuclear Plant Braces for Rising Waters, Prepares for Shutdown

newsweek.com     1+ mon ago

Historic flooding in the Midwest has compromised a dam in Nebraska, killed at least one man and threatened the closure of a nuclear power plant. Heavy rains and melting snowpack ca...

Bomb cyclone blasts agriculture with cold, snow, flooding

Bomb cyclone blasts agriculture with cold, snow, flooding

feedstuffs.com     1+ mon ago

A so-called bomb cyclone hit the U.S. this week, wreaking havoc on many regions, but the areas of the West, High Plains and Midwest were hit the worst. Winter Storm Ulmer brought w...

Bomb cyclone blasts ag with cold, snow, flooding

Bomb cyclone blasts ag with cold, snow, flooding

feedstuffs.com     1+ mon ago

A so-called bomb cyclone hit the U.S. this week, wreaking havoc on many regions, but the areas of the West, High Plains and Midwest were hit the worst. Winter Storm Ulmer brought w...

Record Flooding in Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota Follows Snowmelt, Bomb Cyclone; Rivers Still Rising Into Next Week

Record Flooding in Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota Follows Snowmelt, Bomb Cyclone; Rivers Still Rising Into Next Week

weather.com     1+ mon ago

Record river flooding has plagued five states in the Plains and Midwest, and river flooding will continue for several more days after rapid snowmelt and heavy rain from the bomb cy...

Midwest braces for heavy flooding in wake of bomb cyclone

Midwest braces for heavy flooding in wake of 'bomb cyclone'

washingtontimes.com     1+ mon ago

The late winter "bomb cyclone" that stunned more than 25 states with snow, rain and wind has caused flooding that is threatening the operational safety of a nuclear power plant in ...

Utility extinguishes fire at Nebraska nuclear power plant

Utility extinguishes fire at Nebraska nuclear power plant

miamiherald.com     3+ mon ago

Utility extinguishes fire at Nebraska nuclear power plant...

Utility extinguishes fire at Nebraska nuclear power plant

Utility extinguishes fire at Nebraska nuclear power plant

kansascity.com     3+ mon ago

Utility extinguishes fire at Nebraska nuclear power plant...

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