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Judge issues Burn Ban

By Dale Gathright, Jr., 04/8/22 6:02 PM

HOPE – Hempstead County Judge Jerry Crane has issued a countywide Burn Ban, due to the high fire danger because of the combination of high winds and low humidity. The Burn Ban is in effect until further notice.

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a Red Flag Warning in effect this afternoon, along with a Wind Advisory. Wind speed values of 25 mph with relative humidity values in the teens to lower 20s could allow for increase wildfire activity this afternoon.