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 :: 0F Overcast

    0F Overcast

    10/17/2018 - 7:56 PM

  • Tonight

    A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 52. North northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New precipitation am…

    10/17/2018 - 5:43 PM

  • Thursday

    Showers. High near 58. North northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts b…

    10/17/2018 - 5:43 PM

  • Thursday Night

    A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 57. North northeast wind around 10 mph. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and ha…

    10/17/2018 - 5:43 PM

  • Friday

    Showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 64. North wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    10/17/2018 - 5:43 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.