Mean temperatures map

March 2024 Climate Summary

April 19, 2024
March was the 10th consecutive month with record-setting temperatures globally and the 31st warmest on record for Nebraska.

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Minimum temperatures April 20 map

Weekly Weather Outlook and Update: April 18, 2024

April 19, 2024
Sub-freezing temperatures are returning to much of Nebraska this Saturday morning, April 20, followed by more seasonal temperatures and two chances of precipitation throughout next week.

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Projected low temperature map

Weekly Weather Outlook and Update: April 11, 2024

April 12, 2024
Next week's forecast includes a risk of severe weather on Monday, followed by cooler temperatures that may lead to a frost Friday and Saturday for the majority of the state.

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Man operates drone in field
Though the startup costs can seem daunting, drones can help producers save time and reduce costs on numerous tasks involved in managing livestock.

Pasture and Forage Minute: Drones for Livestock Management, Drought Recovery

April 9, 2024
This week, extension educators weigh in on the pros and cons of drone use for livestock producers, and considerations for drought-damaged pastures and controlling winter annual weeds in alfalfa. 

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Four-inch bare soil temp map

Weekly Weather Outlook and Update: April 4, 2024

April 5, 2024
The current outlook is favoring an early planting window in the core production areas of Nebraska, with drier conditions likely for most of the next two weeks.

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Precipitation outlook map

Weekly Weather Outlook and Update: March 28, 2024

March 28, 2024
More precipitation and a possible snow event are headed for Nebraska this weekend, with chances of another storm system bringing rain the first weekend of April.

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Temperature percentiles map

February 2024 Climate Summary

March 28, 2024
February 2024 was the second-warmest on record for the state of Nebraska, and the new warmest on record for eastern crop reporting districts.

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14 day precipitation outlook map

Weekly Weather Outlook and Update: March 14, 2024

March 15, 2024
It wouldn't be the Midwest without balmy weather on the first day of spring followed by lots of snow. Check out next week's storm predictions in this latest update from the Nebraska State Climate Office.

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