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  FIRE WEATHER FORECAST

  NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE OF BELIZE 

Date:  WEDNESDAY 26TH APRIL 2017

Valid time: 24HRS    Time Issued:  6:30 AM

Headlines:-

A FEW HOT SPOTS OR FIRES WERE OBSERVED ON SATELLITE IMAGERY OVER NORTHERN, CENTRAL AND EXTREME SOUTHERN AREAS OF THE COUNTRY DURING THE PAST 24 HOURS. 

Synopsis:

MAINLY WARM AND DRY WEATHER EXPECTED TODAY...

Short Range Forecast

Corozal / Orange Walk / Belize

Cayo / Stann Creek / Toledo

Sky

SUNNY

SUNNY

Maximum Temperature (°F)

89-99

84-99

R.H. % (mid-afternoon)

60-70

60-70

Wind (knots)

10-20

05-15

Lightning Risk (LR)

LOW

LOW

Prob of Precipitation (POP)

VERY LOW

VERY LOW

Fuel Condition

DRY

DRY

Fire Risk

MOD-HIGH

MOD-HIGH

Key Station Forecast (mid-afternoon)

Stations

Sky

Temp (°F)

RH (%)

Wind (kt)

LR

POP

La Milpa

SUNNY

98

60

05-10

LOW

LOW

Baldy Beacon

PTLY CLDY

84

65

10-15

LOW

LOW

Douglas D'Silva

SUNNY

88

65

05-10

LOW

LOW

Savannah

SUNNY

89

70

10-15

LOW

LOW

Extended Forecast:

(THURSDAY) CONTINUING MAINLY WARM AND DRY , WITH FIRE RISK INCREASING SLIGHTLY. 

Forecaster:

RUDON

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.