In the words of the old Rough Side of The Mountain commercial... "Who In Hell Left The Gate Open?"! To say we've had a scorching past couple of weeks, I believe is an understatement.

With extremely hot temperatures comes burn bands in most cases as a precaution to prevent wildfire danger.

According to the The US National Weather Service of Shreveport Louisiana, continued very hot temperatures, low afternoon humidities, and dry conditions expected across the area this week, additional burn bans may be added. They also shared the following updated list of burn bans in the ArkLaTex.

Burn bans are issued by the County Judge when fire danger is high. When your county is under a burn ban, you can find out what the exact restrictions are in place, by contacting the County Judge's office. Be safe out there and stay as cool as pos