EOC Status

EOC STATUS:  Level 3

WILDFIRE:  Low

BURN BAN:  Lifted

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(512) 393-7779

712 S. Stagecoach Trail
San Marcos, Texas 78666

Current Weather Threat:
  • San Marcos, TX Weather :: 73F Fog

    73F Fog

    06/29/2017 - 7:50 AM

  • Today

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 103. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    06/29/2017 - 5:42 AM

  • Tonight

    Increasing clouds, with a low around 77. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    06/29/2017 - 5:42 AM

  • Friday

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 104. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    06/29/2017 - 5:42 AM

  • Friday Night

    Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    06/29/2017 - 5:42 AM

Burn Ban

Burn Ban

Burn Ban Description

Outdoor burning is never allowed at night or when winds are predicted to be more than 23 mph (Current Wind Speed).

Rules for Outdoor Burning in Hays County (when allowed).

The need for a burn ban is reviewed weekly at Commissioners Court meetings and can be enacted at any time by the County Judge on an emergency basis. The Hays County Fire Marshal, in conjunction with local fire department chiefs, makes recommendations as to whether a ban is needed.

Burn Ban In Effect

 

Under a burn ban, all outdoor burning is banned in unincorporated areas, including the use of burn barrels with lids. Food grills can be used, but care should be taken to ensure that there is a water source nearby and that a fire is completely out before being unattended.

Burn Ban Lifted

 

Please notify your local fire department and as a courtesy, your neighbors.  Fire Departments in Hays County.