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FIRE WEATHER FORECAST

 

NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE OF BELIZE

 

 

 

Date:  FRIDAY 18TH APRIL 2014

Valid time: 24HRS    Time Issued:  6:00AM

 

Headlines:-

A FEW FIRES WERE DETECTED OVER NORTHERN AND WESTERN AREAS OF THE COUNTRY.

 


 

Synopsis:

MAINLY FAIR AND WARM CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

 

 

 

Short Range Forecast

Corozal / Orange Walk / Belize

Cayo / Stann Creek / Toledo

Sky

MOSTLY SUNNY

MOSTLY SUNNY

Maximum Temperature (°F)

87-93

78-92

R.H. % (mid-afternoon)

50-60

55-65

Wind (knots)

5-15

5-15

Lightning Risk (LR)

MOD

MOD

Prob of Precipitation (POP)

LOW

LOW

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

93

50-60

05-10

MOD

LOW

Baldy Beacon

MOSTLY SUNNY

78

50-60

05-15

MOD

LOW

Douglas D'Silva

MOSTLY SUNNY

82

50-60

05-10

MOD

LOW

Savannah

MOSTLY SUNNY

87

55-65

05-15

LOW

LOW

 

Extended Forecast:-

SATURDAY:- FEW COASTAL SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF AN ISOLATED AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORM INLAND. MOD RISK RISK.

 

Forecaster:-

M.  Gentle

 

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.