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  FIRE WEATHER FORECAST

  NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE OF BELIZE     

Date:  THURSDAY 26TH MARCH 2015

Valid time: 24HRS    Time Issued:  7:30 AM

 

Headlines:-

A FEW HOTSPOTS / FIRES WERE DETECTED ACROSS THE COUNTRY DURING THE PAST 24 HOURS.

 

Synopsis:

MAINLY WARM AND DRY WEATHER PREVAILS.

 

Short Range Forecast

Corozal / Orange Walk / Belize

Cayo / Stann Creek / Toledo

Sky

SUNNY/ PTLY CLDY

SUNNY/ PTLY CLDY

Maximum Temperature (°F)

88-95

80-95

R.H. % (mid-afternoon)

55-65

60-70

Wind (knots)

10-15

05-15

Lightning Risk (LR)

LOW

LOW

Prob of Precipitation (POP)

LOW

LOW

Fuel Condition

DRY

DRY

Fire Risk

HIGH

HIGH

 Key Station Forecast (mid afternoon)  

Stations

Sky

Temp (°F)

RH (%)

Wind (Kt)

LR

POP

La Milpa

MOSTLY SUNNY

92

60

05-10

 LOW

LOW

Baldy Beacon

MOSTLY SUNNY

80

70

10-15

 LOW

LOW

Douglas D'Silva

MOSTLY SUNNY

83

65

05-10

 LOW

LOW

Savannah

MOSTLY SUNNY

88

70

10-15

 LOW

LOW

 

Extended Forecast:

(FRIDAY) CONTINUING WARM WITH A FEW AFTERNOON OR EVENING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS INLAND. LIGHTNING RISK AND PROBABILITY OF PRECIPITATION INCREASES.

 

Forecaster:

RUDON

Definition of Some Terms...POP Probability of Precipitation; LR Lightening Risk; RH Relative Humidity.  

February 17th  marked the official opening of the 2015 Fire Season.   

Fax No. Forestry: 822-1523; Hill Bank 309-0909   

Please note...the Fire forecast is updated daily before 9:00 am on the National Meteorological Service's web site (http://www.hydromet.gov.bz) during the Fire Season.