(Undated) – If you were wondering, yes the burn ban is still in effect. According to the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department, the recent rainfall was not enough to allow the ban to be lifted. They remind the public that the ban does not include contained outdoor cooking. However, all other burning is prohibited. Burn bans remain in effect for several counties throughout the listening area including Crawford, Lawrence, Jasper, and Richland Counties in Illinois and Sullivan, Vigo, Knox, Clay, Greene, Martin, Davis, and Monroe in Indiana. The current forecast is calling for rain through the next couple of days.