A young eagle flying above the Mississippi River in Brainerd MN.
Milaca is in central Mille Lacs county and is the county seat. There are many businesses in Milaca a public school system and several farms nearby.
2-17-2017 fine particles can be seen in Brainerd MN MPCA reading for fine particles was 55 (moderate)
7-31-2016 fine particles/smoke could be seen in the air in Brainerd MN. Smoke could be smelled on Friday 7-29-2016 The MPCA measured the particles at 51in Brainerd which is moderate air quality 7-31-2016 11am
Earlier: 5-6-2016 smoke over Minnesota from Canada forest fires far away. red sunset past 2 nights
earlier 4-14-2016 red sunset
earlier measurements at Detroit lakes is unhealthy for sensitive groups.
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On Friday November 18 2016 Visibility was less than 1/4 mile in Brainerd MN #mnwx
Over 300 crashes happened in Minnesota that Friday as well and drivers were asked stay off the road in certain areas of the state. Many schools, businesses, and other functions were closed.
As of Saturday snow clearing is still happening and roads were still completely covered with snow or ice in many areas including the entire Brainerd Lakes Area MN and Onamia MN. current conditions www.511mn.org
In the winter Snow and Ice can make it difficult to drive. Avoid driving, if possible during difficult conditions. If you must drive, Allow extra time to get to your destination. Slow Down. Have snow and ice cleared from your vehicle. Keep your headlights on. Have a survivor kit including water, food, blanket, flashlight, and wear winter clothing including coat, hat, gloves/mittens.
for current conditions go to www.511mn.org
Tuesday Morning at about 7am (photos taken from Brainerd MN)
Around June is the time of year of the most deer -car crashes. The grown up fawns have separated from the doe.
June is also railroad crossing safety month...Read more
- For some it is Memorial Day weekend.
- some it is when school gets out.
- for meteorological summer in Minnesota June 1st is the date normally used.
- For astronomical summer it goes by the day with the longest daylight
- in Northern Hemisphere is June 20 2016
- in Southern Hemisphere it is December 21 2016
- Have a Happy Summer