OMAHA, Neb. — Omaha residents will celebrate New Year’s Eve — about a week late.

Severe cold weather on Dec. 31 forced organizers of the Omaha Holiday Lights Festival New Year’s Eve Fireworks Spectacular to postpone last week’s show.

The fireworks show is now being held Saturday night in Omaha’s downtown Gene Leahy Mall, with a brief ceremony and countdown by Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert.

Those needing or requesting accommodations are welcome to view the fireworks from the fourth floor of the W. Dale Clark Library.

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