Little snow leads to drought and wildfires | Brainerd Dispatch

Weather Forecast


Little snow leads to drought and wildfires

Email News Alerts

Despite the thin layer of snow on the ground and the expectation of more this weekend, the Brainerd lakes area has fallen into a drought.


So little accumulation has fallen since September that area firefighters have been called to grass fires in January and February, a rarity according to Mark Mortensen, DNR program forester in Brainerd.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Call 218-855-5897 and we can help you.