Southwest Wildfire Awareness Week, March 29 – April 4, 2020
updated April 03 – 9:00 PM
Active Wildfires & Rx Burns: No active wildfires in our area at this time. Smoke from prescribed burns or fires elsewhere in New Mexico may occasionally be noticed, depending upon wind conditions.
Recent Wildfires & Rx Burns Within the Region:
|Mar 20||el Cabo||near Willard||approx 53 acres||wildfire||contained 3/20|
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
- EXTREME :
- VERY HIGH: :
- MODERATE: Sandia & Mountainair Ranger Districts; NM State Forestry; Santa Fe County:
Drought:New Mexico drought information/maps [ here ].
NWS “Weekly Weather Briefing” (Mondays):
issued by Albuquerque Weather Forecast Office, NWS [ here ].