Best news yet - 99.99% of the state has normal soil moisture levels. Click HERE for the national NOAA Climate Prediction site and HERE for the Omaha site.Just a point to ponder - although earth is a water planet, only 0.0078% of that water is available to sustain plant, animal and human life. For details, click HERE for the US Geological Survey Water School
Nebraska is much better off than a lot of other states - Click here to see
New moon is on Saturday, January 9th.
|Date||Sunrise||Sunset||Sun hours||Days until spring|
|Wed, Jan 06||07:50 AM||05:13 PM||9:23||74|
|Thu, Jan 07||07:50 AM||05:14 PM||9:24||73|
|Fri, Jan 08||07:50 AM||05:14 PM||9:24||72|
|Sat, Jan 09||07:50 AM||05:16 PM||9:26||71|
|Sun, Jan 10||07:50 AM||05:17 PM||9:27||70|
|Mon, Jan 11||07:49 AM||05:18 PM||9:29||69|
|Tue, Jan 12||07:50 AM||05:19 PM||9:29||68|
During this week in history - with a little humor thrown in.
If you want the funny, go to Bizarre Holidays
For the serious go to History Net
January 6th, 2001 - In one of the closest Presidential elections in U.S. history, George W. Bush was finally declared the winner of the bitterly contested 2000 Presidential elections more then five weeks after the election due to the disputed Florida ballots.
2005 - Former Ku Klux Klan organizer Edgar Ray Killen arrested as a suspect in the 1964 murders of three civil rights workers in Mississippi.
2014 - US Senate confirms Janet Yellen as the first woman to chair the Federal Reserve Bank in the central bank’s 100-year history.
"You can fool some of the people all of the time, and those are the ones you want to work on." - George W. Bush
"Natural gas is hemispheric. I like to call it hemispheric in nature because it is a product that we can find in our neighborhoods." - George W. Bush
"Fear is a disease that eats away at logic and makes man inhuman." - Marian Anderson
"Sometimes when people are under stress, they hate to think, and it's the time when they most need to think." - Bill Clintion
"Senators say they fear the N.R.A. and the gun lobby. But I think that fear must be nothing compared to the fear the first graders in Sandy Hook Elementary School felt as their lives ended in a hail of bullets." - Gabrielle Giffords
January 9th, 1776 - Thomas Paine publishes Common Sense, a scathing attack on King George III’s reign over the colonies and a call for complete independence.
2007 - Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple, unveils the first iPhone.
January 9th is Play God day.
"Of all tyrannies that affect mankind, tyranny in religion is the worst." - Thomas Paine"
It's not a faith in technology, it's faith in people." - Steve Jobs
January 11th is Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friends day. Not in Nebraska