Lawrence Mayor Dean Jessup says the ban is meant to protect the health of Lawrence residents.
Indiana's unemployment rate has been below the national average for seven months.
Indiana Department of Homeland Security should have the appeal on the governor's desk by the end of the week.
All weekend bikers will be riding to Bloomington, Bedford, Brown County and the Boogie.
Storm survey teams determined an EF-2 tornado struck near Bedford and a EF-1 tornado impacted the southwest side of Greensburg.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District have begun releasing water from the reservoir into the tail waters which run into Salt Creek.
Drought conditions have left southern Indiana dry and dangerous. The DNR is encouraging residents to take precautions to avoid sparking a fire.