Thunder can be heard in the video. Dec 25 2016. Lightning motion photo from Aug 17 & 26 2001. Onamia MN
Onamia is located in central Minnesota, near Mille Lacs Lake and other lakes and Rum River. See more at general info There are businesses in the area including a hospital, schools grocery stores, gas stations, restaurants, drug store, and industry- see our biz listings There are also plenty of recreational opportunities.
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
Tuesday Morning at about 7am (photos taken from Brainerd MN)
April 25 2016 received from MNDOT
BAXTER, Minn. — Motorists on Highway 169 between Onamia and Vineland may encounter delays when lanes and shoulders are closed during non-rush hours Monday, May 2 through mid-July.
Motorists should expect the following:
Current information on statewide fire danger and burning restrictions is available online.
Many areas have additional local restrictions.
April 15 2016 much of the state had high to very high fire danger. Southwest Minnesota was considered extremely high.