Las Conchas fire command has to feel pretty good about the weather as they map out plans to control this 70,000 acre beast. Las Conchas incident command have placed containment at 3%. The fire has burned 12 homes.
The Las Conchas Fire at 43,597 acres as per infrared data. The fire burned actively all day (yesterday) to the north/northeast. Running, crowning, and spotting up to a half a mile of the head of the fire. Zero containment.
GeoMac mapping software shows the fire taking direct aim at the tiny New Mexico community. Winds in Luna are blowing at 7 mph with gusts to 20 mph from the w/nw. Relative humidity in Luna is at a remarkable 4% at this hour.