Al Dutcher - Associate Nebraska State Climatologist
April 13, 2023
March precipitation did little to stymie ongoing drought in Nebraska, with large swaths of the northeast, southwest and Panhandle remaining in extreme and exceptional drought conditions.
March 15, 2023
Several areas of Nebraska had a one- to two-category improvement in drought conditions throughout the winter season, which has been the fifth wettest winter on record for the state.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.