A lot of people have given up on their lawns for the season. But now is the perfect time to give your lawn a head start for next year.
Some more beneficial rain over the last seven days continues to help the lakes, rivers, and soil recover from a near record dry summer.
The severe and extreme drought across much of Minnesota this summer is putting stress on trees, which will impact their colors this fall.
The last seven Julys, from 2015 to 2021, have been the hottest seven Julys on record, said NOAA climatologist Ahira Sanchez-Lugo.
The new drought monitor is out and it shows continued slow improvement in western Minnesota, especially across the southwest. Overall statewide, areas experiencing a severe drought or worse fell by 6%.
As the summer comes to an end, it’s time for farmers around Minnesota to harvest their crop. But after a tough drought, farmers aren’t seeing much life in their livelihood.
The ongoing drought in Minnesota is likely to have an impact on just how eye-popping the fall colors will be this year.
This is now officially one of the top ten wettest Augusts on record at MSP Airport. But despite a very wet week in the Twin Cities and other parts of Minnesota, our drought is far from over.
Minneapolis officials say water conservation efforts and the recent rain have kept the city from implementing any additional limits on outdoor water use amid the ongoing drought.
We will have a few weeks of summer left in Minnesota, but the leaves will be changing soon.
Minnesota is currently experiencing one of the worst droughts in decades. Here are some of your most frequently asked questions about the drought.
The drought year has led to smaller produce at Minnesota's farmers markets.
The summer of 2021 will go down as one of the driest on record across the state and it continues to take its toll.
St. Paul Regional Water Services, which services St. Paul and several suburbs, is imposing watering restrictions amid ongoing drought conditions, including watering schedules and restrictions on when residents can water.
Firefighters are working to contain the Greenwood Fire in northern Minnesota.
Drought conditions in Minnesota are expected to reach a new level today.
It's been a rough summer for keeping gardens looking green. Garden Guy Dale K has some tips to fighting the drought and conserving water at the same time.
Part of the reason the Minnehaha Creek is seeing lower than normal water levels is because a dam at Gray’s Bay on Lake Minnetonka, the lake that feeds the stream, was closed on July 21 because water levels on Lake Minnetonka reached a low point:
The entire western portion of Minnesota is currently experiencing a extreme or severe drought, in the middle of what has been a very dry summer. Since less than 2% of the state’s farm land is irrigated, farmers who are very reliant on Mother Nature, have been let down.
Gov. Tim Walz and a top lawmakers say they will support an emergency financial relief package for Minnesota farmers during a September special session.