Wildfire, fire weather, & related news – 2020 Season

updated Jan 17, 1330

There are no active wildfires or prescribed burns in our area at this time.
As agencies announce plans and activities, they will be posted here


RED FLAG: none declared in our region at this time
FIRE WEATHER WARNINGS/WATCHES [ here ]
Map of current weather warnings and alerts: [here]


Active Wildfires & Rx Burns:  There are no active wildfires or prescribed burns in our area at this time.

Recent Wildfires & Rx Burns Within the Region:

DateNameLocationAcreageCauseStatus
Sep 10David Canyon Rx34 58.968, -106 21.588approx 250 acresPrescribed fireunderway

Bans, Restrictions, and Closures:

Many land management jurisdictions post copies of their ban, restriction or closure notices on one or both of these online resources: firerestrictions.us [ here } or New Mexico Fire Information [ here ]. Active notices within our region include the following:

  • Burn Bans:
  • Stage 1 Restrictions: none
  • Stage 2 Restrictions: none
  • Closures (Stage 3 Restrictions): none
  • Restrictions:
  • EXTREME :
  • VERY HIGH:  :
  • HIGH: 
  • MODERATE: Sandia & Mountainair Ranger Districts; NM State Forestry; Santa Fe County:
  • LOW:

Drought:

Find detailed drought information/maps   [ here ].

NWS “Weekly Weather Briefing” (Mondays):

issued by Albuquerque Weather Forecast Office, NWS [ here ].

Definitions of Many Wildfire Terms are [ here ]