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 FIRE WEATHER FORECAST

 NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE OF BELIZE 

  

Date:  TUESDAY 3RD MARCH 2015

Valid time: 24HRS    Time Issued:  9:45 AM

Headlines:-

ONE POSSIBLE FIRE WAS DETECTED ON SATELLITE IMAGERY IN THE BELIZE DISTRICT. 

Synopsis:

MAINLY FAIR, WARM AND DRY WEATHER EXPECTED THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS....

Short Range Forecast

Corozal / Orange Walk / Belize

Cayo / Stann Creek / Toledo

Sky

MOSTLY SUNNY

MOSTLY SUNNY

Maximum Temperature (°F)

84-90

75-90

R.H. % (mid-afternoon)

60-70

55-65

Wind (knots)

05-15

05-15

Lightning Risk (LR)

LOW

LOW

Prob of Precipitation (POP)

LOW

MOD

Fuel Condition

DRY

DRY

Fire Risk

MOD

MOD


Key Station Forecast (mid afternoon)
 

Stations

Sky

Temp (°F)

RH (%)

Wind (Kt)

LR

POP

La Milpa

MOSTLY SUNNY

90

60

05-10

LOW

LOW

Baldy Beacon

MOSTLY SUNNY

75

55

10-15

LOW

LOW

Douglas D'Silva

MOSTLY SUNNY

80

65

05-10

LOW

LOW

Savannah

MOSTLY SUNNY

84

70

05-15

LOW

LOW

Extended Forecast:

WEDNESDAY:- RELATIVELY WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS WITH SLIGHTLY INCREASED FIRE RISK.

Forecaster:

M.  GENTLE.

 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.