Updated Sept 16, 2018 2100
Prescribed burns are planned at locations on public lands throughout NM. None are underway in our area at this itme.
Smoke from wildfires or prescribed burns may be noticed at times, depending upon wind conditions
Flash flood risk remains.
Active weather warnings & alerts: [ here ]
Active Wildfires & Prescribed Burns:
Fire Weather: RED FLAG: none declared at this time.
Recent Wildfires & Prescribed Burns Within the Region:
|Jul 24||Barts Fire||35 7.740, -106 24.930||less than 1 ac||lightning||Contained Jul 26 1420|
Bans, Restrictions, and Closures: Many land 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: City and County of Santa Fe; Torrance County
- Stage 1 Restrictions:
- Stage 2 Restrictions:
- Closures (Stage 3 Restrictions):
- VERY HIGH: :
- HIGH:Mountainair RD, USFS
- MODERATE:: Sandia RD, USFS
5-Day T-storm Flood Potential over NM wildfire burn scars: [ here ]
NWS Weekly Weather Outlook:
On Mondays, the Albuquerque Weather Forecast Office of the National Weather Service usually issues a “Weekly Weather Briefing” which includes our region. The current is available [ here ].
Definitions of Many Wildfire Terms are available [ here ]