Lightning Hits Power Pole, Power Out On Dodge

By: WOWT Email
By: WOWT Email

A power outage had quite an impact on the morning rush Tuesday. Street lights were not working on Dodge Street from roughly Happy Hollow to 51st Street.

Pat and JT, from the Pat and JT Radio Show, told Channel 6 News they were on the air at 7 a.m. when they saw lightning hit a power pole at 51st and Dodge.

As of 8 a.m., about 200 people were without power. Among those still in the dark is Dundee Elementary School on 51st Street. Omaha Public Schools has canceled classes for Tuesday.

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