Dry Conditions in the Ozarks Lead to Increased Fire Danger This December

At this time of year, we’re often talking about snow, ice and what the prospects are for a white Christmas. However, the dry conditions we’re currently experiencing makes wildfire risk a necessary subject to discuss now.

When we have conditions like we have now, it’s hard to over-emphasize fire danger in the Ozarks. The natural conditions associated with winter – when there’s not snow and ice on the ground – makes this time of year a peak time for fire danger in Missouri. read more >>