Minimal rainfall recorded at Brainerd forestry office
The Minnesota DNR Forestry Office in Brainerd reported less than a half-inch of rain in September, continuing the dry conditions that have persisted for a number of weeks.
Mark Mortensen, DNR program forester, also said the dry weather continues a pattern that was seen in the fall of 2011 with a wet spring and dry fall. For the past two weeks, he said no burning permits have been authorized in Cass, Crow Wing and Aitkin counties.
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