Why Are Weeds Growing So Well In The Drought?As our lawns continue to turn a deeper tan color, some green is sprouting up in our yards and gardens. Weeds seem to have no problem powering through this dry hot summer.
Minnesota Weather: Dangerous, Smoky Air Could Linger Longer Than Our Current AlertThree fires have the potential to spread into Minnesota, especially with the wind blowing from the north.
The Do's And Don'ts As Air Quality Alert Casts Pall Over MinnesotaWe've already seen the air quality index at the second-most dangerous level. We will see it on and off that level through Tuesday, so there are some activities you may want to avoid.
Drought Forces MN Landscape Arboretum To Prioritize Watering Rarer Plants Over GrassLike much of the state, the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is suffering from this summer's drought, and they are having to hustle to keep up with watering demands.
Canadian Wildfire Smoke Prompts Air Quality Alert For Most Of MinnesotaThe agency encourages people who are affected by unhealthy air quality, such as the elderly or those with respiratory or heart conditions, to limit their physical activity.
'Driest I've Ever Seen It': Officials Urge Caution During Unusually Dangerous Fire SeasonThe extreme drought up north has led to the most dangerous fire season in decades.
St. Paul Farmers Market Vendors Endure Dry ConditionsHot and dry conditions are hitting crops hard. Local farmers that sell produce at St. Paul Farmers Market say the unusual season is forcing them to use more irrigation.
Drought Conditions Spell Trouble For Minnesota's TreesWhether they show it or not, all trees are dry right now.
Doctor Warns Poor Air Quality Can Have Deadly Consequences For High-Risk PeopleFine particle levels in northern Minnesota are considered very unhealthy for everyone. Heavy smoke will remain in the area through Wednesday.
As Drought Conditions Persist, Minnesota Cities Announce Water Conservation MeasuresMore than half the state is under severe or extreme drought conditions, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' drought monitor.
With Apple Picking Season Approaching, Drought Could Lead To Limited InventorySeveral Minnesota apple orchards open to the public next month for picking, but the selection on the trees is looking to be slimmer than in past summers due to the drought conditions we're seeing.
Minnesota's Worst Drought In Decade To Likely Impact Produce, Gas PricesIt's been nine years since drought conditions in Minnesota were this bad.
Despite Drought Conditions, TPC Twin Cities Is In Good Shape For 3M OpenAs WCCO found, last week's rainfall will go a long way in keeping the course in good shape.
MN Weather: Rain Falling In Northern MN With A Severe Line Of Storms In The Mixuch-needed rain is falling in northern Minnesota, with some severe weather moving through.
Minneapolis Faces Possible Water Restrictions Amid Drought ConditionsDepartment of Natural Resources officials say Minnesota has now reached the warning phase under the statewide drought plan. As the state grows drier, the city of Minneapolis is urging residents to voluntarily restrict their water usage.