Regional wildfire, fire weather, and related activity news

Updated June 23, 2018 noon

Hot – Dry – Unstable Air Returns:

     Closures and Restrictions throughout region continue

           Drought remains EXTREME throughout region …..


ACTIVE National Weather Service Watches & Warnings for NM [ here ]

Active Wildfires & Prescribed Burns:

None reported at this time within the region

 

Fire Weather: RED FLAG: none declared at this time.

 

 


Recent Wildfires & Prescribed Burns Within the Region:

 

Date Name Location Acreage Cause Status
Jun 15 MM 234 E of Clines Cnrs 6 ac ? Contained

 

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:

 

Fire Danger Levels

 

Drought:

Most of our region is in EXTREME drought. View this week’s drought map for New Mexico [ here ].
Additional and more detailed drought information is [ here ].

 

5-Day Thunderstorm/Flash Flood Potential over major NM wildfire burn scars:

[ here ]

 

Regional Weather Outlook:

On Mondays, the Albuquerque Weather Forecast Office of the National Weather Service usually issues a “Weekly Weather Briefing”. The most recent is available [ here ].

 

Definitions of Many Wildfire Terms are available [ here ]