Al Dutcher - Associate Nebraska State Climatologist

Al Dutcher

faculty
Work Hardin Hall (HARH) 153D North
Lincoln NE 68583-0931
US
Work 402-472-5206 On campus, dial 2-5206

Faculty Bio

Fall precipitation

Fall Precipitation Recap — Winter/Spring Weather Thoughts

December 14, 2022
State Climatologist Al Dutcher weighs in on what it will take to get adequate soil moisture recharge this winter and predictions for next spring's weather patterns.

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November precipitation

Weekly Agricultural Weather Update — Nov. 15, 2022

November 16, 2022
The current outlook for November includes rainfall for eastern Nebraska and snow for the west on Thanksgiving, followed by a potentially statewide snow event beginning on Black Friday.

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Farm rain

Weekly Agricultural Weather Update — Nov. 8, 2022

November 9, 2022
Temperatures will dip into the 20s and 30s this weekend, and a statewide precipitation event is forecast to follow on Nov. 15, most likely in the form of snow.

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October precipitation

Weekly Agricultural Weather Update — Nov. 1, 2022

November 3, 2022
An active weather pattern is predicted to develop during the first half of November, and three opportunities for precipitation are forecast for Nebraska.

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Fall precipitation outlook

Weekly Agricultural Weather Update — Oct. 25, 2022

October 26, 2022
The next precipitation event for Nebraska is projected to begin on Nov. 4, with rain in the eastern part of the state and snow anticipated for the western and central regions.

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Fall rain on farm

Weekly Agricultural Weather Update — Oct. 18, 2022

October 20, 2022
Though the weather allowed for robust harvest efforts last week, eastern Nebraska may experience interruptions early next week due to a precipitation event anticipated to begin around Oct. 23.

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Precipitation map

Weekly Agricultural Weather Update — Oct. 12, 2022

October 13, 2022
Though predictions of precipitation next week remain uncertain, producers are encouraged to remain vigilant, as it is now the time of year where significant early snowstorm activity normally begins to develop in the U.S.

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Departure from normal precipitation map

Weekly Agricultural Weather Update — Sept. 20, 2022

September 21, 2022
After widespread precipitation in the latter part of this week, dry weather and temperatures returning to the 70s and 80s should dominate the last full week of September through the first full week of October.

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