The National Weather Service continues the heat advisory through Tuesday afternoon. Temperatures once again on Tuesday will rise to the upper 90s however high humidity will make it feel like 105 to 110 degrees.
Jobs outlook improving.
According to the Nebraska Workforce Development-Department of Labor report, the April 2014 unemployment rate in Cass County was 3.9%.
The April breakdown: Cass County Civilian Labor Force 13,385; Number Employed 12,862; Not Employed 523.
The April rate was one and three-tenths of a percentage point lower than the March rate in Cass County. (The rate was at 5.2% in February, 5.5% in January and 4.1% in December.)
The county unemployment was at 4.8% in April of 2013.
The April 2014 rates from neighboring counties with the change from a year earlier in [ ]: Otoe 3.7% [-0.2], Lancaster 3.0% [-0.4], Saunders 3.4% [-0.5] and Sarpy 3.5% [-0.3].
Nebraska’s preliminary unemployment rate for April was 3.6%, down two-tenths of a percentage point from March.
The April 2013 state unemployment rate was 4.0%.
The national unemployment rate in April 2014 was 6.3%, down four-tenths of a percentage point from March.
The April 2013 national unemployment rate was 7.5%.
The county rates are not seasonally adjusted; the state and national rates are seasonally adjusted.
The rates reflect only those actively looking for jobs.