Updated at 9:45 a.m. MDT April 27, 2021
The latest information available about the Three Rivers Fire in New Mexico is that as of Monday afternoon it had burned 6,100 acres, and was about 8 miles northwest of Ruidoso and six miles west of Sierra Vista.
The primary direction of spread is generally toward the northeast, but the right flank is also moving to the east.
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As this is written at 8:12 a.m. on Tuesday the live camera at Ruidoso shows wet streets. The weather forecast for the fire area on Tuesday calls for a minor chance of light rain showers. Minimum relative humidities will remain between 25 and 30 percent with breezy 15 to 25 mph winds out of the southwest with gusts up to 35 mph. Temps will be below to well below average through Friday, then back above average this weekend.
Evacuations are still in effect for the Three Rivers Fire :
• Nogal Canyon Area
• Bonito Canyon Area
• Ranchman’s Camp
• Loma Grande
• Cora Dutton
• Ski Apache
• Nazarean Church Camp, 200 Bonito Park Rd. Alto, NM 88316
• Capitan Senior Center at 412 Tiger Drive Capitan, NM 88316
• Ruidoso Downs Senior Center at 393 Highway 70 West Rd. Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346.