"We're not out of the woods yet; the drought is going to continue to some degree."
U.S. Senator Ben Nelson, on the current drought.
Keep your umbrella in the closet...likely won't need it for a while. In fact, your umbrella probably has some dust on it by now.
The National Drought Mitigation Center in Lincoln is predicting, guess what. more dry weather for the next few weeks. That's hardly good news for the drought-stricken region that really needs rain...lots of rain.
On Wednesday, Senator Ben Nelson, (D) Nebraska, visited the National Drought Mitigation Center on the UNL campus to hear first-hand what the weather holds in the coming weeks.
"We're not out of the woods yet; the drought is going to continue to some degree," said Nelson.
To sum it up, don't count on a lot of rain anytime soon to end this long term drought impacting Nebraska's crop and livestock producers.
Meanwhile, there's the whole Farm Bill that's up in the air as well.
For more details, watch Owen Jensen's report above.