Sidney Area Hit with High Wind, Little Snow
January 2, 2019
While North Platte to Lincoln was shut down due to blizzard conditions Thursday, Sidney experienced high wind, light snow and cold.
The Wheat Belt Public Power District reported Thursday morning widespread outages due to high wind and ice. At early afternoon, crews were still busy restoring outages west of the Dalton/Gurley area and northeast to Chappell. As of 3:45 p.m., crews were still battling high winds in an effort to restore power.
Wheat Belt officials said Friday outages began in the late afternoon of Wednesday, Dec. 26, continuing through most of Thursday, Dec. 27. Crews were on th...