As many forecasters predicted, the Midcontinent area (and U.S.) finally had a relatively “normal” winter. The winter seemed very harsh because it followed up two winters that were much warmer than normal. Not willing to give up yet, the winter weather lingers as we move into April.
Late Dec17 and most of Jan18 was a display of weather extremes! The U.S. reached a record daily gas demand on Jan 1st, 2018. During the Dec 22nd to Jan 2nd timeframe, Omaha weather was about 40% colder than normal.