With temperatures rising, lake levels haven't impacted operations at Charlie's on Prior in Prior Lake so far, but dock crews are still checking the water daily - worrying what might happen if it keeps getting lower.
Last summer in Wright County drought conditions forced farm yields down by about 40% from the year before. But this year many are worried for the opposite reason.
2021 now ranks as the fifth-warmest year on record in the Twin Cities and one of the driest in more than a decade.
From wildfires and drought to extreme cold, Minnesota saw a wide range of extreme weather in 2021.
The Twin Cities is rounding out one of its driest years in more than a decade.
Overall, this season's Christmas trees are in good shape, but you might need to give it some extra water because of the drought earlier in the year.
The rain came a little too late for many farmers this year. Now with winter approaching and feed prices soaring, cattle farmers are having to decide whether to hold on or sell.
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.