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EOC STATUS:  Level 2


BURN BAN:  Lifted

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Hays County

Main Phone Number
(512) 393-7779

712 S. Stagecoach Trail
San Marcos, Texas 78666

Current Weather Threat:
  • San Marcos, TX Weather :: 74F Mostly Cloudy

    74F Mostly Cloudy

    04/06/2020 - 7:56 PM

  • Tonight

    Areas of fog after 2am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 67. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    04/06/2020 - 2:51 PM

  • Tuesday

    A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    04/06/2020 - 2:51 PM

  • Tuesday Night

    Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light south southwest.

    04/06/2020 - 2:51 PM

  • Wednesday

    Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South southwest wind around 5 mph.

    04/06/2020 - 2:51 PM

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).  Burn Ban Hotline Number: 512-393-7300: option 2

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.