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FIRE WEATHER FORECAST

 

NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE OF BELIZE 

 

 

Date:  WEDNESDAY 28TH MAY 2014

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

 

Headlines:-

NO FIRES WERE DETECTED ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DURING THE PAST 24 HOURS.  

  

Synopsis:

MAINLY GOOD WEATHER WILL PREVAIL TODAY.

 

Short Range Forecast

Corozal / Orange Walk / Belize

Cayo / Stann Creek / Toledo

Sky

PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES.

PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES.

Maximum Temperature (°F)

88-92

81-92

R.H. % (mid-afternoon)

70-80

75-85

Wind (knots)

5-15

5-15

Lightning Risk (LR)

LOW

LOW. 

Prob of Precipitation (POP)

LOW-MOD.

LOW-MOD. 

Fuel Condition

MOIST

MOIST

Fire Risk

LOW.

LOW.

 

Key Station Forecast (mid afternoon)

 

Stations

Sky

Temp (°F)

RH (%)

Wind (Kt)

LR

POP

La Milpa

PARTLY CLOUDY 

92

70-80

05-10

LOW.

MOD.

Baldy Beacon

CLOUDY 

78

75-85

05-10

LOW

LOW

Douglas D'Silva

CLOUDY 

80

75-85

05-10

LOW

LOW

Savannah

PARTLY CLOUDY 

88

70-80

05-15

MOD.

MOD.

 

Extended Forecast:-

THURSDAY- ISOLATED SHOWERS. MOD. FIRE RISK.

 

Forecaster:-

F.Tench Jr.

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

February 19th  marked the official opening of the 2014 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.