The warmth and drought continue to set records, even as winter arrives. The latest record being set in a number of cities is consecutive snowless days.
Omaha marks its 291st day without snow today. The previous record was 284 days.
Lincoln is in its 302nd day today. Its previous record was 295 days.
Omaha's last official snowfall was Feb. 24 when .2 inches fell.
Lincoln's last official snow was Feb. 13, with 1.1 inches.
According to the National Weather Service and AccuWeather Inc., other cities setting records this year for consecutive days without snow: Des Moines, South Bend, Ind., and the Wisconsin cities of Milwaukee, Madison, Green Bay and Appleton.
On Sunday, Chicago matched its record of 280 days without snow. It likely surpassed that mark on Monday.
Measurable snow is defined as 0.1 of an inch or greater.
The weekend brought heavy snow to the Dakotas and Minnesota. In the Twin Cities, St. Paul received 11.7 inches, according to the weather service. One of the greatest snowfalls reported was 17.3 inches in Sacred Heart, Minn.