Minnesota Weather: Drought Conditions Holding In Place As State Moves Into FallThe latest data from the U.S. Drought Monitor show that in the last week the state's areas of moderate and severe drought conditions across central and southern Minnesota remained much the same as they were when last week's report was issued.
Burning Restrictions To Be Lifted In Much Of Northern Minnesota OvernightWith recent rains, a number of areas in Minnesota will lift their burning restrictions overnight. However, the Minnesota DNR said that the northeastern tip of Minnesota would remain under Class III burning restrictions.
After Summer Drought, When And Where Will The Best Fall Colors Be This Year?The drought we've had throughout much of the state could leave us with muted fall colors and shorter peak times, but not everywhere will be a bust. So when and where are the best fall colors this year? Good Question.
Minnesota Weather: Drought Easing In Central, Southern MinnesotaThe latest data from the U.S. Drought Monitor show that in the last week the state saw a gradual easing of moderate and severe drought conditions across central and southern Minnesota. About 85% of the state is at least experiencing moderate drought, that's down from nearly 89% last week.
Greenwood Fire Now 49% ContainedForest officials in northern Minnesota say the Greenwood fire is nearly halfway contained.
Walz, Smith, Klobuchar Visit Greenwood Fire, Stagnant At 26,000 AcresGov. Tim Walz and senators Tina Smith and Amy Klobuchar visited northern Minnesota Monday to survey the Greenwood fire.
Some Of BWCA To Reopen As Firefighting ProgressesPortions of the Boundary Water Canoe Area Wilderness are set to reopen Saturday, according to the U.S. Forest Service.
Minnesota Sees Significant Reductions In Extreme, Severe Drought ConditionsThe rain that's fallen across parts of the state over the last few weeks is finally showing a positive impact on the state's drought forecast. The latest figures show that just 65% of the state is still listed under severe drought conditions, a 23% reduction in just the last week.
Greenwood Fire: Hundreds May Be Allowed Back To Their Properties Later This WeekHundreds of Minnesotans could get the green light to return to their properties later this week after the Greenwood Fire forced them to evacuate.
Greenwood Fire Now 37% Contained: 'We’re Not Completely Out Of The Woods Here'The Greenwood Fire is now 14% contained after charring nearly 26,000 acres. It’s been burning for more than two weeks near Isabella.
Drought In Minnesota: Extreme Drought Expanded 8% In The Last WeekThough many parts of the state have seen some raindrops in recent days, the drought that's already one of the worst in Minnesota's history isn't letting up. The latest figures show that 88% of the state is still listed under severe drought conditions, and all but 3% of the state is under at least a moderate drought.