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  FIRE WEATHER FORECAST

  NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE OF BELIZE 

Date:  WEDNESDAY 22ND MARCH 2017

Valid time: 24HRS    Time Issued:  6:15 AM

Headlines:-

A FEW FIRES OR HOTSPOTS WERE OBSERVED OVER NORTHERN BELIZE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DURING THE PAST 24 HOURS.

Synopsis:

GENERALLY FAIR WEATHER PREVAILS...

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)

70-80

70-80

Wind (knots)

5-15

5-15

Lightning Risk (LR)

LOW

LOW

Prob of Precipitation (POP)

LOW-MOD

LOW

Fuel Condition

RELATIVELY DRY

RELATIVELY DRY

Fire Risk

MOD-HIGH

MOD-HIGH

Key Station Forecast (mid-afternoon)

Stations

Sky

Temp (°F)

RH (%)

Wind (kt)

LR

POP

La Milpa

MOSTLY SUNNY

90

80

5-15

LOW

MOD

Baldy Beacon

MOSTLY SUNNY

75

75

10-15

LOW

LOW

Douglas D'Silva

MOSTLY SUNNY

80

75

5-15

LOW

LOW

Savannah

MOSTLY SUNNY

84

75

5-15

LOW

LOW

Extended Forecast:

THURSDAY:- PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ONLY ISOLATED SHOWERS. 

Forecaster:

M. Smith

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

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

Please note...the Fire forecast is updated daily before 8:00 am on the National Meteorological Service's web site (http://www.hydromet.gov.bz) during the Fire Season.