The City's Fire Marshall sent the following Weekly Wildfire Conditions Update for the week of Friday, June 30, 2006, through Thursday, July 6:
Current fire danger is HIGH with predictions of Moderate fire behavior for the Santa Fe area. Thunderstorms are expected to develop in the afternoon with a twenty percent chance of precipitation.
Fire Weather Outlook:
Afternoon thunderstorms expected throughout the weekend and early next week. Expect the fire danger to remain HIGH and possibly becoming moderate by the end of next week.
Fire Restrictions Within the City of Santa Fe:
The use of all fireworks throughout the City is prohibited.
All smoking, the use of charcoal fired grills, and the use of all terrain vehicles is prohibited on city owned parks of open spaces.
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE STATE...WINDS UP TO 55 MPH.... AND HEAVY TO VERY HEAVY RAIN. RAINS WILL RESULT IN LOCALIZED FLOODING OF ARROYOS AND SMALL STREAMS... AS WELL AS SOME LOW LYING AREAS AND STREETS IN THE URBAN AREAS.