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OPPD/NPPD warn rolling outages are again possible Wednesday

Posted at 10:43 AM, Feb 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-17 13:22:21-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Earlier this morning, the Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) sent out a warning that outages were once again possible starting at about 9 a.m. While interruptions in service were avoided, it said outages may still be on the table according to an update. OPPD is reporting the same.

In a release, NPPD said:

"There had been anticipation that SPP would go to Level 3 at 9 a.m. We have been able to avoid service interruptions this morning but things may change quickly. SPP is currently remaining at a level 2. We will keep you informed if things change. We appreciate our customers' efforts to continue conserving energy."

The Omaha Public Power District also said rolling outages may be possible:

NPPD will be providing a live update at 11 a.m. We will stream it on our website, on the 3 News Now apps and on our Facebook page. You can watch the update at

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