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 FIRE WEATHER FORECAST

 NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE OF BELIZE 

 

Date:  SUNDAY 31ST  MAY 2015

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

 

Headlines:-

A FEW FIRES/HOTSPOTS DETECTED MAINLY OVER CENTRAL AND NORTHERN AREAS DURING THE LAST 24 HOURS...

 

Synopsis:

GENERALLY FAIR AND MOSTLY DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TODAY...

 

Short Range Forecast

Corozal / Orange Walk / Belize

Cayo / Stann Creek / Toledo

Sky

MOSTLY SUNNY

MOSTLY SUNNY

Maximum Temperature (°F)

88-96

82-96

R.H. % (mid-afternoon)

65-75

70-80

Wind (knots)

5-15

5-15

Lightning Risk (LR)

LOW

LOW

Prob of Precipitation (POP)

LOW/MOD

LOW/MOD

Fuel Condition

DRY

DRY

Fire Risk

HIGH

HIGH

 

Key Station Forecast (mid-afternoon)  

Stations

Sky

Temp (°F)

RH (%)

Wind (Kt)

LR

POP

La Milpa

MOSTLY SUNNY

96

65

05-10

LOW

LOW

Baldy Beacon

PARTLY CLOUDY

82

75

10-15

LOW

LOW

Douglas D'Silva

PARTLY CLOUDY

84

70

05-10

LOW

LOW

Savannah

MOSTLY SUNNY

88

70

10-15

LOW

LOW

 

Extended Forecast:

(MONDAY)  CLOUDY WITH SOME SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS AND LOWER FIRE RISK.

 

Forecaster:

RUDON

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

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.