LITTLE ROCK, Ark.The oppressive Arkansas heat is putting many counties at risk of fires.

As the heat conditions worsen in Arkansas, many counties are being put under a burn ban.

Here are the counties currently under burn bans as of Aug. 25:

  • Ashley County
  • Chicot County
  • Cleburne County
  • Faulkner County
  • Hempstead County
  • Howard County
  • Jefferson County
  • Johnson County
  • Lee County
  • Little River County
  • Lonoke County
  • Miller County
  • Monroe County
  • Nevada County
  • Ouachita County
  • Prairie County
  • White County
  • Woodruff County

Two-thirds of Arkansas counties also currently have a moderate wildfire danger.

According to the Arkansas Department of Agriculture, county judges issue burn bans. More burn ban info can be found at

For the latest weather conditions in the area, check the forecast from the Arkansas Storm Team.