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  FIRE WEATHER FORECAST

  NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE OF BELIZE  

Date: SUNDAY 3RD  MAY 2015

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

Headlines:-

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

Synopsis:

RELATIVELY MOIST NORTHEASTERLY AIRFLOW PREVAILS ...

Short Range Forecast

Corozal / Orange Walk / Belize

Cayo / Stann Creek / Toledo

Sky

CLOUDY

CLOUDY

Maximum Temperature (°F)

84-88

75-88

R.H. % (mid-afternoon)

75-85

70-80

Wind (knots)

05-15

05-15

Lightning Risk (LR)

LOW

LOW

Prob of Precipitation (POP)

HIGH

HIGH

Fuel Condition

MOIST

MOIST

Fire Risk

LOW

LOW

 Key Station Forecast (mid-afternoon)

Stations

Sky

Temp (°F)

RH (%)

Wind (Kt)

LR

POP

La Milpa

 CLOUDY

88

75

05-10

LOW

MOD

Baldy Beacon

 CLOUDY

75

70

10-15

LOW

MOD

Douglas D'Silva

 CLOUDY

80

80

05-10

LOW

MOD

Savannah

 CLOUDY 

84

85

05-15

LOW

HIGH

Extended Forecast:

MONDAY:- PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS, WITH FIRE RISK INCREASING SLIGHTLY.  

Forecaster:

Wellington

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.