STATE NEWS ROUNDUP: Southwest half of Wisconsin a high risk for wildfires
The southwest half of Wisconsin has a moderate-to-high risk of wildfires. That’s roughly the same area where drought conditions have been revived in recent weeks, due to a lack of rain and a pair of week-long hot spells. The Badger State has not had the types of wildfires that were just put out at two nature areas in neighboring Minnesota. Still, the Wisconsin D-N-R’s Web site says 19 western and central counties have a high fire danger.