As temperatures soar this past week some parts of Minnesota are facing flooding concerns while others are in a Red Flag Warning due to wildfire concerns. High temps on Wednesday reached the high 80s combined with fierce winds. Officials are urging people to use caution when outdoors while burning and with camp fires.
- Red Flag Warnings and Critical Fire Weather Conditions are prevalent across the southern portions of the state.
DNR Region 1:
NW Region Duty Officer: 218-766-0551
DNR Region 2:
NE Region Duty Officer: 218-244-1059
DNR Region 3:
Central Region Duty Officer: 651-259- 5742
All agencies across the state are conducting burning as conditions allow.
For updated information concerning burning restrictions: Statewide fire danger & burning restrictions | Minnesota DNR.
The DNR wildland fire information webpage includes information on current burning restrictions and a map showing the current fire restrictions.
Daily Fire Danger and Burning Restrictions Maps
The current US Drought Monitor Map of MN opens in a new browser tab.