December Storm an example of Nebraska weather


December 22, 2021

Hurricane force winds . . . tornados . . . prairie fires . . . all part of December in the Midwest ? ? ? A major storm for Nebraska on Wednesday, Dec. 15 may be long remembered, but area residents consider themselves lucky as property damage was not wide spread. The South Central Public Power District lost a total of 22 poles in its distribution system. They were widespread across their system with the majority of them being in the Nuckolls and Webster county area. The wind damage to one such power pole is shown in this picture. (Photo courtesy of SCPPD)

The 2021 Autumn weather in Nebraska has been very nice. No rain, but

mild temperatures and not a lot of wind.

However, that all came to a change last Wednesday, Dec. 15.

"A storm to remember," is one phrase that seemed to be popular after

the day, and night passed.

The "Weather Reporters" seemed to do a great job in their prediction of

the storm, but it was an event a person had to 'experience' to fully appreciate what was happening.

This reporter isn't sure of records, but many people will remember this storm. It came and inflicted a goodly amount of damage without major population...

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