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Update: 37 Counties Now under Burn Bans

Wildfire danger is moderate for all of Arkansas except the extreme northeast corner of the state.
Update (July 20):
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Thirty-seven Arkansas counties are now under burn bans.

The list includes:
  • Baxter County
  • Boone County
  • Carroll County
  • Clark County
  • Cleburne County
  • Cleveland County
  • Conway County
  • Dallas County
  • Faulkner County
  • Franklin County
  • Fulton County
  • Garland County
  • Grant County
  • Howard County
  • Independence County
  • Izard County
  • Jefferson County
  • Johnson County
  • Lincoln County
  • Lonoke County
  • Madison County
  • Marion County
  • Monroe County
  • Newton County
  • Ouachita County
  • Perry County
  • Pike County
  • Pope County
  • Prairie County
  • Pulaski County
  • Saline County
  • Searcy County
  • Sharp County
  • Stone County
  • Van Buren County
  • White County
  • Yell County

Click here to see the latest burn bans map from the Arkansas Forestry Commission.

Click here to see the latest wildfire danger map for Arkansas.

Update (July 16):
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Twenty-five Arkansas counties are now under burn bans.

Baxter, Perry, Pike and Stone counties are the latest to be added to the list.

All but six counties in the northeast corner of Arkansas have a moderate wildfire danger ranking by the Arkansas Forestry Commission. Those six counties have a low wildfire danger ranking.

Update (July 12):
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Twenty-two Arkansas counties are now under burn bans.

Boone, Carroll, Cleburne, Fulton, Monroe and Van Buren counties have been added to the list today.

Update (July 11):
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Sixteen Arkansas counties are now under burn bans.

Independence, White, Prairie and Madison counties have been added to the list today.

Click here to see the other counties on the list in the latest burn bans map from the Arkansas Forestry Commission.

Click here to see the latest wildfire danger map for Arkansas.

Update (July 10):
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Twelve Arkansas counties are now under burn bans.

Clark, Howard, Jefferson, Sharp and Yell counties have been added to the list today.

Update (July 9):
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Seven Arkansas counties are now under burn bans.

This afternoon Newton and Cleveland counties issued bans on burning.

Update (July 8, 4:15 p.m.):

LITTLE ROCK, AR - Five Arkansas counties are now under burn bans.

This afternoon Johnson, Pope and Searcy counties joined the count.

Original story (July 8, 10:15 a.m.):
LITTLE ROCK, AR - As dry conditions continue across Arkansas, some county judges are issuing burn bans.

As of 10:00 this morning, burn bans were in effect for Garland and Saline counties.

According to the Arkansas Forestry Commission (AFC) the wildfire danger is moderate for three-quarters of the state and low for the rest (Northeast and Eastern Arkansas).

Click here to see the latest wildfire danger map for Arkansas.

Click here to see the latest burn bans map.

According to the AFC's Twitter page, its crews have put out at least 11 wildfires across the state within the last week.
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