UPDATE: Power restored in Bennett

Posted By: Channel 8 Eyewitness News


Nebraska City Utilities has confirmed that power was knocked out in some areas of the town of Bennett, just southeast of Lincoln.

They report about 350 homes were affected for a period of just over 30 minutes. High winds gusts were the cause of the outage.

Strong winds are dominating much of Eastern Nebraska this morning and are expected to continue through the midday hours.

If power is out in your area, be sure to report it to your electrical provider if at all possible.

Stay tuned to Channel 8 Eyewitness News for the latest updates on power outages and the current wind conditions.