If you can withstand the cold of the latter part of last week and the early part of this week, the second half of November is looking to be a bit warmer than normal.
That's according to Chris Geelhart at the National Weather Service in Lincoln. The start of the month has been on the colder side but he points out temperatures should moderate going into the latter part of the month.
As for the rest of the winter, Geelhart indicates there isn't anything to suggest one trend over another. He indicates it could be a bit wetter than normal.
As scientists in Lincoln try to predict the weather in the days and weeks ahead, Geelhart indicates they actually turn their focus to what is happening in towards the Equator and even parts of Asia.
Geelhart says it is still too soon to predict a white Christmas and it's also too early to tell what snowfall amounts might look like for the rest of the winter.