Nancy's Almanac, Oct. 9, 2013: One big ugly

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Posted: Wednesday, October 9, 2013 12:00 am | Updated: 1:33 am, Tue May 20, 2014.

The blizzard that struck northwest Nebraska and the tornadoes that hit northeast Nebraska were part of the same deadly weather system, according to the National Weather Service.

Three family members from Lincoln died on snow-slickened roads in northwest Nebraska. On the eastern side of Nebraska, one person was seriously injured near Wayne and about a dozen others sustained less serious injuries from the tornadoes.

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