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Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Weather conditions are expected to bring distant wildfire smoke to southeast Minnesota through Monday - or longer

The National Weather Service says the smoke is primarily coming from fires in Canada and western US states.

West/northwest winds are expected the next few days which will bring more of the smoke into the region. The NWS says most of the smoke will be “above the ground.”

The smoky conditions will likely produce picturesque sunrises and sunsets.

News update:  Major drought declaration for Minnesota.

The Ultimate 2021 Summer-Fun Guide For Southeast Minnesota

After the bummer summer that was 2020, you and the family are sure to be searching for plenty of fun events that will get you outside and enjoying the Minnesota summer sun!

Below you will find The Ultimate 2021 Summer-Fun Guide for Southeast Minnesota! All of the biggest events that our area has to offer. If we missed one, let us know on our app today!