SEVERE WEATHER ALERT:

Thursday, June 30, 2011

Firework Ban Update For Northeast Florida And Southeast Georgia

Drought conditions continue to persist over North Florida and South Georgia, despite the recent rains. Officially, the drought measures from "severe" to "extreme." Just over 6 inches of rain has fallen over the last thirty days. The area is still has a deficit of nearly 20 inches, over the last 12 months.

Drought- As of June 28th

As a result, numerous counties continue with burn bans in effect. Many of the burn bans include the use of  fireworks.

Counties That Are NOT Currently Permitting Fireworks:
-Camden, GA
-Glynn, GA (partial- permit allowed)
-Baker
-Clay
-Flagler
-Putnam
-St. Johns
-Union

Counties That Are Currently Permitting Fireworks:
-Alachua
-Duval
-Nassau

*Numerous other counties throughout the State have bans in place. Check out the burn/no burn ordinance map:
Burn Ban Map

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