updated Jul 12, 0930
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:
|Jul 05||Hwy 55 Fire||South of Torreon||under 1 acrec||not stated||controlled|
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: Gallinas Mtns.
- Stage 2 Restrictions:
- Closures (Stage 3 Restrictions):
- EXTREME :
- VERY HIGH: Gallinas Mtns (MRD, USFS) :
- HIGH:Mountainair Ranger Dist (Manzano Mtns), USFS
- MODERATE: Sandia Ranger Dist and State Forestry lands:
Find detailed drought information/maps [ here ].
NWS “Weekly Weather Briefing” (Mondays):
issued by Albuquerque Weather Forecast Office, NWS [ here ].