Projected high temperatures on Sunday, July 14

Weekly Weather Outlook and Update: July 11, 2024

July 12, 2024
Record-breaking heat is the next weather woe for Nebraska — temperatures will surge into the 100s statewide this weekend, likely triggering excessive heat warnings for many areas. 

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Projected precipitation map July 3-10

Weekly Weather Outlook and Update: July 3, 2024

July 3, 2024
Stormy skies continue in Nebraska next week, with most of the state expected to receive about an inch or more in rainfall by July 10.

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Woman examines specimen tube in laboratory
Maria Fernanda Sanches, an intern at the High Plains Ag Lab, prepares a root sample at the Panhandle Research Extension and Education Center’s lab in Scottsbluff. (Photo by Chabella Guzman)

Researchers Look at Roots for Insight into Drought-tolerant Wheat

July 1, 2024
Husker researchers are investigating how wheat root systems impact yield in historical and new varieties to inform the UNL wheat breeding program for future cultivars.

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High temps map

Weekly Weather Outlook and Update: June 20, 2024

June 21, 2024
The forecast for next week includes temperatures in the high 90s, with triple digits near the Nebraska-Kansas border and Panhandle, followed by possible storms Tuesday night and again Friday into the weekend.

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Precipitation outlook map

Weekly Weather Outlook and Update: June 13, 2024

June 14, 2024
Next week will bring more severe weather to Nebraska, with chances of up to six inches of rain for the central and northeastern regions. Precipitation may also lead to flooding across the eastern half of the state.

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Nebraska precipitation map

April 2024 Monthly Summary

June 13, 2024
It was the wettest April in Nebraska since 2016 and the first above average for precipitation since 2017, which led to crucial drought relief for the central and northeastern regions.

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Haybales in field
Bales of hay are stored for winter along the fence line. (Photo by Chabella Guzman)

Drought Plans Should be Updated, as Weather Predictions Could Impact Forage

June 7, 2024
With significantly lower hay prices and concerns about reduced forage production this summer, producers should consider securing a portion of the expected needed hay supplies for next fall and winter now.

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Temperature outlook map

Weekly Weather Outlook and Update: June 6, 2024

June 6, 2024
After some showers this weekend, Nebraska will receive its first real summer heat next week

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