EOC Status

EOC STATUS:  Level 3

WILDFIRE:  Moderate

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 :: 68F Mostly Cloudy

    68F Mostly Cloudy

    11/21/2019 - 7:56 AM

  • Today

    A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    11/21/2019 - 5:59 AM

  • Tonight

    A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    11/21/2019 - 5:59 AM

  • Friday

    A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. South southwest wind 5 to 15 …

    11/21/2019 - 5:59 AM

  • Friday Night

    Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind around 10 mph.

    11/21/2019 - 5:59 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).  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.