Current Situation and Notices

                                                             June 24, 2017 – 0800

Wildfire risk is VERY HIGH throughout the region.

  •  Fire Danger Level for both Mountainair and Sandia Ranger Districts is now VERY HIGH, with Stage II Fire Restrictions in effect on both

  • RED FLAG (all or part of area):   none declared at this time

  • ACTIVE FIRE WITHIN AREA:  No major fires remain active within the area at this time.

  • Rx BURN(S) WITHIN AREA:     None are underway or scheduled soon in our area

  • OTHER HAZARDS WITHIN AREA:

  • REMINDER:  Localized flash flooding and debris flow will be possible ‘downstream’ from Dog Head, throughout the Summer, after heavy rains on or near the area burned last June.

Red Flag(s)/Fire Danger Levels Active Fires/Hazards OTHER INFO
  • RED FLAG WARNING(S): . . . . not declared at this time
  •   Fire Weather Watch (Red Flag potential)::   not declared
  • . Sandia Ranger Dist., USFS:      VERY HIGH (effective 6/17/17)
  • . Mountainair Ranger Dist., USFS:   VERY HIGH (verified 6/17/17)
  • . Bernalillo County: usually follows Sandia Ranger Dist. level
  • . Sandoval County:  usually follows Sandia Ranger Dist. level
  • . Santa Fe County:  unable to verify as of 6/23/17
  • . Torrance County:  unable to verify as of 6/23/17

  • ACTIVE WILDFIRES: . There are no active wildfires at this time within the area.
  • PRESCRIBED OR MANAGED BURNS: . David Canyon Rx Burn will most likely be rescheduled for Fall 2017, conditions permitting.
  • SMOKE OR OTHER IMPACT FROM FIRES OUTSIDE THE AREA:

  • RESTRICTIONS & CLOSURES:
  • Stage II Restrictions – Mountainair Ranger District (effective 6/19/17).  Sandia Ranger District Stage II Restrictions (effective 6/20/17).
  • EMIFPA Membership Meeting: July 27, 9:00 AM, McGrane Public Safety Complex in Tijeras
  • EMIFPA Monthly Fire Season Information Session: June 29, 5:30 PM, East Mountain Public Library in Tijeras
  • GREEN WASTE DAYS: none scheduled at this time (unlikely before August).