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  FIRE WEATHER FORECAST

  NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE OF BELIZE 

Date:  TUESDAY 28TH MARCH 2017

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

Headlines:-

SEVERAL FIRES OR HOTSPOTS OBSERVED OVER NORTHERN AND WESTERN AREAS OF THE COUNTRY ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DURING THE PAST 24 HOURS. 

Synopsis:

MAINLY FAIR, WARM AND DRY WEATHER  CONDITIONS PREVAIL...

Short Range Forecast

Corozal / Orange Walk / Belize

Cayo / Stann Creek / Toledo

Sky

SUNNY

SUNNY

Maximum Temperature (°F)

84-92

78-92

R.H. % (mid-afternoon)

60-70

55-65

Wind (knots)

10-20

10-20

Lightning Risk (LR)

LOW

LOW

Prob of Precipitation (POP)

LOW

LOW

Fuel Condition

DRY

DRY

Fire Risk

HIGH

HIGH

Key Station Forecast (mid-afternoon)

Stations

Sky

Temp (°F)

RH (%)

Wind (kt)

LR

POP

La Milpa

SUNNY

92

60

05-10

LOW

LOW

Baldy Beacon

SUNNY

78

65

15-20

LOW

LOW

Douglas D'Silva

SUNNY

86

55

05-10

LOW

LOW

Savannah

SUNNY

85

70

10-15

LOW

LOW

Extended Forecast:

(WEDNESDAY)  SIMILAR WEATHER CONDITIONS AND FIRE RISK. 

Forecaster:

M.  GENTLE.

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.