By Emily Roehler, Weekend Meteorologist - bio | email
While the state received more rain in
the past week, crops are still being for the season.
According to the USDA's crop report the
state of Nebraska averaged two- to three-inches of moisture across the eastern
third and one- to two-inches in western areas.
The USDA reports that wheat was
heading but still one and a half weeks behind average. Wheat conditions rated
24 percent very poor, 29 percent poor, 33 percent fair, 13 percent good, and
just one percent of the crop was rated as excellent.
southwest corner the moisture accumulation has been spotty. Some fields
received a half inch, while other fields received 3.5 inches. Producers said their
wheat is 2 weeks behind normal with conditions reported as poor to fair.