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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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Jamie Lahowetz standing in front of trees
Jamie Lahowetz manages the High Plains Regional Climate Center’s Automated Weather Data Network, which collects and processes a range of climate data across a six-state region. The center, affiliated with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, is operated by the School of Natural Resources at Nebraska. (Photo by Ryan Soderlin, University of Nebraska at Omaha)

Climate Center’s Online Tool Strengthens Understanding of Wind Trends

April 4, 2024
A new online wind climatology tool provides detailed wind data for any location in Nebraska, which will have practical, valuable applications for the agriculture industry, energy sector and emergency services.

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Robert Swap speaks at podium
Robert Swap, an official with NASA's Earth Science Division, addresses the Harnessing the Heartland conference. The new regional initiative will develop collaborative strategies drawing on input from Midwest residents, communities and institutions. (Photo by Russell Shaffer, Rural Prosperity Nebraska)

Husker Faculty, NASA Pursue Partnerships on Midwest Climate Resilience

March 28, 2024
In a new initiative, scientists from multiple institutions across the nation will collaborate on climate resilience research to help the Midwest address drought, extreme wind events and floods.

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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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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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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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Summer 2024 temperature outlook map

Summer 2024 Weather Outlook

March 13, 2024
Temperatures this summer are expected to be seasonally warm and total precipitation is expected to be average to below average statewide, according to the CPC.

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14-day precipitation outlook map

Weekly Weather Outlook and Update: Feb. 29, 2024

March 1, 2024
Chances are increasing for precipitation late next week, with potential for snow in western Nebraska and significant moisture in the eastern region.

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