Placid Pacific Ocean makes it harder to forecast Midlands weather pattern
Two-year-old Evelyn Krebbs, left, and big sister Laylani, 3, bask in the sunshine and mild temperatures during an outing Thursday to Benson Park with their father, Ryan Krebbs. The Krebbses were enjoying the calendar's official first day of spring.
Posted: Friday, March 21, 2014 12:00 am
The likelihood of rain this spring has proved tougher than usual to forecast for the nation, including Nebraska and Iowa.
The spring forecast issued Thursday by the U.S. Climate Prediction Center indicates that most of the lower 48 states face equal chances of above, below or normal rainfall. The exception is on the drought-stricken West Coast, where below-normal rain is forecast.
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Friday, March 21, 2014 12:00 am.