By Megan Wehring
HAYS COUNTY – While residents have seen some recent rainfall, Hays County is still under a burn ban.
More than half of the state of Texas is under a burn ban, according to the Texas A&M Forest Service Burn Ban Web Map. Out of a total of 254 counties in Texas, 153 are under a burn ban and 101 are not.
As of Aug. 29, Hays County has a Keetch-Byram Drought Index (KBDI) of 669.42 compared to 752.90 on Aug. 12. KBDI is an index used ...