Douglas County to be placed on 1-day burn ban due to dry weather

Douglas County is under a burn ban for Wednesday due to expected dry, warm and windy weather.
Published: Mar. 14, 2023 at 6:58 PM CDT
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Douglas County will have a temporary burn ban this week.

According to the Douglas County Fire Chiefs, a county-wide burn ban will begin Wednesday, March 15, and will end the following day, Thursday, March 16.

Officials say the ban is due to warm, windy and dry weather in the forecast. The conditions are prime for potential fires.