Climate, Weather and Drought

Thursday June 7, 2018
Evergreens and Climate
Climate change has a unique effect on our home trees and other plants. Justin Evertson from the Nebraska Forest Service says climate change is affecting our evergreens especially trying to grow them on our home landscapes.MP3
https://nfs.unl.edu

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Friday April 20, 2018
Gardening Weather Expectations
With bitter cold temperatures this winter and a slow developing spring, gardeners are wondering what will happen with their landscape plants still sleeping in the ground. University of Nebraska Professor of Climatology Ken Dewey encourages home gardeners not to panic and that we should see a relatively mild spring and early summer this year.MP3
https://cropwatch.unl.edu/weather-information-resources

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Thursday March 29, 2018
Severe Weather Symposium and Family Weatherfest
Learn about Nebraska’s weather, meet storm chasers, explore Hands-on science demonstrations and try your hand as a weathercaster in front of a green screen. UNL’s 18th Annual Family Weatherfest and Central Plains Severe Weather Symposium is a free event held Saturday April 7, at Nebraska Innovation campus in Lincoln. Ken Dewey, University of Nebraska - Lincoln Applied Climate Science Mission Area Leader and Symposium Coordinator.MP3
https://weatherfest.unl.edu

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Friday October 6, 2017
Precipitation and End-of-Season Freeze Risk
The past two weeks have brought above-normal temperatures to the Great Plains. It appears the risk of hard freeze damage to the state’s corn crop has been reduced by 25% for crops emerging between May 15 and May 31. Al Dutcher Nebraska State Climatologist.MP3
http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2017/forecast-end-season-freeze-risk

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