Author Archives: Mark Vail

Flash Flood Watch Until 7 PM

Flash Flood Watch Until 7 PM

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM THIS EVENING… The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for portions of southwest Iowa and southeast Nebraska, including the following counties in southwest Iowa, Fremont, Mills, Montgomery, and Page. In southeast Nebraska the counties of Cass, Gage, Johnson, Lancaster, Nemaha, Otoe, Pawnee, and Richardson.…Read more »

34 Lab-Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Reported Monday in Lincoln

34 Lab-Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Reported Monday in Lincoln

34 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Lincoln today (Monday) bringing the community total to 1,090. Health officials encourage residents to continue to stay home if possible, to wear face coverings, and to wash their hands frequently. Those at risk of complications from COVID-19 should continue to stay away from others. More information…Read more »

29-New Cases of COVID-19 and 1 New Death Reported Sunday

29-New Cases of COVID-19 and 1 New Death Reported Sunday

An eighth resident has died from COVID-19 in Lincoln. Another 29 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Lincoln Sunday, bringing the community total to 1,056. Health Director Pat Lopez said the man who died was a known case. He was hospitalized at the time of his death and had underlying health conditions. On…Read more »

Homicide Victim Identified as 31-Year Old Lincoln Man

Homicide Victim Identified as 31-Year Old Lincoln Man

The victim of the Saturday morning homicide in Central Lincoln has been identified as 31-year-old Michael Whitemagpie of Lincoln. The Lincoln Police Department is continuing the investigation into the shooting death occurring on early Saturday morning, in the alley with the bordering roadways of North 32nd Street, North 33rd Street, “S” Street and “T” Street.…Read more »

Heavy Rain Possible Through Monday

Heavy Rain Possible Through Monday

Strong to severe thunderstorms moved through parts of the area early this morning. Some storms produced winds over 60 mph and hail. New storm development is expected mid to late this afternoon and into the evening. Storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds and heavy rain. The area with the highest chance of…Read more »

Flash Flood Watch Sunday Afternoon Through Monday Morning

Flash Flood Watch Sunday Afternoon Through Monday Morning

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY MORNING… The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for portions of southwest Iowa and Nebraska, including the following areas, in southwest Iowa, Fremont, Mills, Montgomery, and Page. In Nebraska, Butler, Cass, Gage, Jefferson, Johnson, Lancaster, Nemaha, Otoe, Pawnee, Platte, Richardson, Saline, and…Read more »

Homicide Early Saturday Morning in Lincoln

Homicide Early Saturday Morning in Lincoln

The Lincoln Police Department is investigating the early Saturday morning homicide of a 31-year-old male who was shot in the alley bordered by North 32nd Street, North 33rd Street, “S” Street and “T” Street. At 4:23 a.m. Lincoln Police Officers were called to the area on the report of a shooting. Officers arrived and found…Read more »

Tornado Warning Lancaster County Until 7pm

Tornado Warning Lancaster County Until 7pm

The National Weather Service in Omaha has issued a * Tornado Warning for… Southwestern Lancaster County in southeastern Nebraska… North central Gage County in southeastern Nebraska… * Until 700 PM CDT. * At 627 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Cortland, or 18 miles south of Lincoln, moving…Read more »

Rain and Thunderstorms Possible Through Saturday

Rain and Thunderstorms Possible Through Saturday

Showers and thunderstorms will be increasing across Eastern and Southeast Nebraska this afternoon and overnight. Some of the storms may have locally heavy rainfall and localized flooding. Severe thunderstorms are not expected. Severe thunderstorms are possible Saturday evening, especially over northeast Nebraska. The primary hazards are expected to be damaging winds and large hail. There…Read more »