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    FIRE WEATHER FORECAST

   NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE OF BELIZE 

Date:  THURSDAY 28TH  MAY 2015

Valid time: 24HRS    Time Issued:  7:45 AM

Headlines:-

A FEW FIRES/HOTSPOTS DETECTED ACROSS THE COUNTRY ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DURING THE PAST 24 HOURS...

Synopsis:

SLIGHTLY MOIST CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL TODAY...

Short Range Forecast

Corozal / Orange Walk / Belize

Cayo / Stann Creek / Toledo

Sky

SUNNY/ PARTLY CLOUDY

PARTLY CLOUDY

Maximum Temperature (°F)

87-95

81-95

R.H. % (mid-afternoon)

70-80

70-80

Wind (knots)

5-15

5-15

Lightning Risk (LR)

LOW/MOD

LOW/MOD

Prob of Precipitation (POP)

LOW/MOD

LOW/MOD

Fuel Condition

DRY

DRY

Fire Risk

MOD

MOD

Key Station Forecast (mid-afternoon) 

Stations

Sky

Temp (°F)

RH (%)

Wind (Kt)

LR

POP

La Milpa

PTLY CLDY

94

70

05-10

LOW

LOW

Baldy Beacon

CLDY

81

80

10-15

LOW

LOW

Douglas D'Silva

PTLY CLDY

84

75

05-10

LOW

LOW

Savannah

PTLY CLDY

87

75

10-15

LOW

LOW

Extended Forecast:

(FRIDAY)  LOWER CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHTLY HIGHER 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.