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  FIRE WEATHER FORECAST

  NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE OF BELIZE 

Date:  MONDAY 22ND MAY 2017

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

Headlines:-

SOME HOT SPOTS OR FIRES WERE OBSERVED ON SATELLITE IMAGERY ESPECIALLY OVER NORTHERN AND CENTRAL PARTS OF THE COUNTRY DURING THE PAST 24 HOURS...

Synopsis:

A RELATIVELY MOIST AND SOMEWHAT GUSTY EASTERLY AIRFLOW PREVAILS OVER OUR AREA...

Short Range Forecast

Corozal / Orange Walk / Belize

Cayo / Stann Creek / Toledo

Sky

PARTLY CLOUDY

PARTLY CLOUDY

Maximum Temperature (°F)

88-95

80-95

R.H. % (mid-afternoon)

65-80

65-85

Wind (knots)

10-20

10-20

Lightning Risk (LR)

LOW

LOW

Prob of Precipitation (POP)

LOW

LOW-MOD

Fuel Condition

RELATIVELY DRY

RELATIVELY DRY

Fire Risk

HIGH

HIGH

Key Station Forecast (mid-afternoon)

Stations

Sky

Temp (°F)

RH (%)

Wind (kt)

LR

POP

La Milpa

PARTLY CLOUDY 

95

70

10-15

LOW

LOW

Baldy Beacon

PARTLY CLOUDY

80

85

15-20

LOW

MOD

Douglas D'Silva

PARTLY CLOUDY

85

75

10-15

LOW

LOW

Savannah

PARTLY CLOUDY

89

80

15-20

LOW

LOW

Extended Forecast:

TUESDAY: MAINLY FAIR AND WARM CONDITIONS WITH INCREASED FIRE RISK.

Forecaster:

A. Guy

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.