Burn ban issued for city of Atmore
Published 8:56 am Tuesday, August 22, 2023
Atmore Fire Chief Ronald Peebles has issued a burn ban for the city until further notice.
Peebles issued the notice today.
According to the National Weather Service, the high today is 99 degrees.
And a heat advisory is in effect Aug. 23 from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m.
The heat index value will reach up to 108 degrees on Wednesday, according to the NWS.
Additionally, a small percentage of rain is slated for Thursday through Saturday (20 percent each day).