Burn ban lifted in Newport

Burn ban lifted in Newport
(Source: KAIT)

NEWPORT, AR (KAIT) - The burn ban in a Region 8 city has been lifted.

The mayor's office told Region 8 News, Wednesday, the city of Newport is no longer under a burn ban.

The city implemented the burn ban last week due to dry weather conditions.

According to the Arkansas Forestry Commission website, there are no burn bans for any part of the state.

There is rain in the forecast for the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

For more information on what you can expect weather wise across Region 8 click here.

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