A Red Cross emergency shelter is being established at the Wayne Community Activity Center, 901 West 7th Street in Wayne for persons without power.
Approximately 550+ homes in Wayne County are without power due to the severe icing of the power lines. It may be three to four days before all power is restored.
Please call the Wayne Police Department (402-375-2626) or the Wayne County Sheriff's Office (402-375-1911) if you need transportation to the shelter.
If you come to the shelter, please bring your own personal items (i.e. toiletries, medicines, diapers, etc.).
If you have questions specific to the power outage in your area, please call Northeast Nebraska Public Power District at (800) 750-9277.