High Fire Danger, Burn Permits Suspended | Environment
There's an elevated fire risk for much of Minnesota. Red Flag warnings are in place for much of south Minnesota and northwest Iowa
It's blamed on low humidity and high winds. Winds will be breezy for the next couple days with gusts towards 35 mph.
Any burning outside of a recreational camp fire is strongly discouraged and with any burning, extreme care will be needed.
Because of the dry conditions, all burning permits are suspended in Freeborn County until further notice.
It's not a complete burn ban, for example, you can grill.
The suspension applies to fires larger than recreational ones.
Authorities are waiting for our area to get some rain. Our next shot of rain comes on Thursday.