Gila National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3005 E. Camino del Bosque
Silver City, NM 88061
Final Update - Rocky Fire:
The lightning-caused Rocky Fire remains at 640 acres, burning on National Forest System lands in the Aldo Leopold Wilderness. This fire is demonstrating low fire behavior with some growth to the north and west and remains east of Forest Road 150.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Monday July 08th, 2019 approx. 07:30 PM|
|Location||13 miles north of Mimbres, NM|
|Incident Commander||T. Oliver, ICT4|
|Coordinates||33.102 latitude, -107.986 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Timber, grass understory and short grasses
Monitor the fire progression to the west.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Expect fire to move west towards FSR 150
One more day of mostly high terrain precipitation chances today, as moisture begins to arrive from the north and the upper high shifts westward. Rain chances will be highest over the Gila Region, with only isolated showers and thunderstorms elsewhere. High temperatures will be near normal for late July with minimum RH in the 20-30% range. Winds will be from the northwest over the Gila and AZ/NM border.