Updated Mar 21, 2019 0700
Smoke from prescribed burns or fires elsewhere in New Mexico may occasionally be noticed, depending upon wind conditions.
Active weather warnings & alerts: [ here ]
RED FLAG: none in our area at this time.
Active Wildfires & Prescribed Burns: none at this time in our area, although there are Rx fires elsewhere in the State.
Recent Wildfires & Prescribed Burns Within the Region:
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: City and County of Santa Fe; Torrance County
- Stage 1 Restrictions:
- Stage 2 Restrictions:
- Closures (Stage 3 Restrictions):
- VERY HIGH: :
- MODERATE:: Mountainair & Sandia RD, USFS
Most of our region is in ABNORMALLY DRY or MODERATE drought.
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 ]