- Associated Press - Tuesday, August 18, 2015

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Heavy rain from overnight storms has stranded some motorists and knocked out power in some parts of Omaha and the surrounding communities.

Leaks at Westside High School forced cancellation of school on Tuesday, and Omaha police officers blocked off some flooded streets. The National Weather Service says more than 2.6 inches of rain was recorded in the past 24 hours at Omaha’s Eppley Airfield.

No injuries have been reported.

As of 9:15 Tuesday, Omaha Public Power District reported that nearly 860 customers had no power.

Elsewhere in Nebraska, the Lincoln Airport reported nearly 1.5 inches of rain and nearly an inch fell in Ainsworth.

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