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EOC STATUS:  Level 3


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 :: 69F Fair

    69F Fair

    10/22/2019 - 9:56 AM

  • Today

    Sunny, with a high near 81. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    10/22/2019 - 9:59 AM

  • Tonight

    Clear, with a low around 54. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.

    10/22/2019 - 9:59 AM

  • Wednesday

    Sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    10/22/2019 - 9:59 AM

  • Wednesday Night

    Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    10/22/2019 - 9:59 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.