Precipitation

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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Extension reports map

Extension Crop and Pest Reports (May 27-31)

May 30, 2024
Extension educators share their observations in fields across the state this week.

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Extension Crop and Pest Reports (May 20-24)

May 24, 2024
Extension educators share their observations in Nebraska fields this week.

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Projected precipitation May 29-June 1

Weekly Weather Outlook and Update: May 23, 2024

May 23, 2024
Nebraska will have a brief break from precipitation early next week, but another round of storms is expected to bring rainfall back to the state by Thursday, May 30.

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Precipitation outlook for May 16-23

Weekly Weather Outlook and Update: May 16, 2024

May 17, 2024
A very active weather pattern is on the way to Nebraska. For farmers trying to get crops in the ground, there likely won't be more than 72 consecutive hours without precipitation between Sunday, May 19 and the end of the month.

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Alfalfa weevil damage to plant

Extension Crop and Pest Reports (May 13-17)

May 16, 2024
Extension educators report on what they are seeing in the fields this week in Colfax, Butler, Polk, Adams, Kearney, Franklin and Webster counties, and the Panhandle.

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Soil types in Nebraska map

The Impact of Spring Rainfall on Available Soil Moisture

May 15, 2024
Assessing whether rainfall is sufficient to recharge soil moisture to adequate levels is not an easy task. This article covers key aspects of soil-water relations and how recent rainfall in Nebraska may affect available soil moisture for future irrigation decisions.

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One inch of precipitation by May 15 map
Figure 1. Probability of one inch of precipitation early next week.

Weekly Weather Outlook and Update: May 9, 2024

May 10, 2024
There is more rain expected for Nebraska next week, but it's likely to be followed by an extended dry period.

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