Subscribe Register Login

Wednesday, October 01, 2014, 3:36 p.m.
Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal

Burn bans issued in 6 Arkansas counties

By The Associated Press

This article was published January 20, 2014 at 12:46 p.m.

More counties in Arkansas have issued burn bans because of low humidity levels and winds.

Burn bans are in effect in Van Buren, Stone and Independence counties in northern Arkansas, Franklin County in western Arkansas and Perry and Garland counties in central Arkansas.

The National Weather Service says the fire risk is moderate across Arkansas. A cold front will move through the state later Monday, but dry, windy conditions are expected to persist.

Forecasters say winds of 5 mph to 10 mph are possible Monday with humidity levels at 20 percent to 30 percent. The weather service is discouraging any outdoor burning.

Comments on: Burn bans issued in 6 Arkansas counties

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Lpn

    Licensed Practical NurseNow taking applications for overnigh...
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Medical assistant

    medical assistant with Pediatric experience preferred. New g...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Architect

    architect-The Stuttgart School District is seeking an archit...
    STUTTGART, AR

  • Electricians

    electricians. Taking applications for commercial & industria...
    ROGERS, AR

  • Forensic interviewer

    victim advocatethe Wade Knox Children’s Advocacy Center is a...
    LONOKE, AR

Search 944 jobs >

Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal
Arkansas Online