EOC Status

EOC STATUS:  Level 3

WILDFIRE:  Moderate

BURN BAN:  In Effect

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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 :: 51F Fair

    51F Fair

    01/22/2018 - 8:56 AM

  • Today

    Sunny, with a high near 66. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    01/22/2018 - 6:39 AM

  • Tonight

    Clear, with a low around 34. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    01/22/2018 - 6:39 AM

  • Tuesday

    Sunny, with a high near 65. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.

    01/22/2018 - 6:39 AM

  • Tuesday Night

    Mostly clear, with a low around 36. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

    01/22/2018 - 6:39 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.