Monroe County Commissioners voted to lift the burn ban that was put in place June 15.
While the storm may be bad for the Gulf Coast, it could be a boon for Indiana.
Even though Monroe County has received rain, it is not enough to lift the burn ban.
Howard County plans to lift its burn ban that has been in place since June.
Confusion over the specifics of burn bans may be negatively affecting the fireworks industry in Indiana this season.
Indiana's drought has sparked burn and firework bans throughout the state.
The State Fire Marshal says local governments need to communicate better with residents about details of burn bans.
Fireworks cannot be shot off by individuals in many parts of the state, and that's hurting businesses that sell fireworks.
State law prohibits local municipalities from banning firework usage surrounding the Fourth of July.
Monroe County says it plans to issue a burn ban because of the lack of rain.