Fire Forecast - National Meteorological Service of Belize
Tropical Weather Outlook
  • Showers and thunderstorms over the west-central Gulf of Mexico associated with a surface trough, has a low chance of development. Elsewhere in the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean Sea, and the North Atlantic, tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 48 hours.

Hurricane Tips
  •  Fill sinks, bathtub and large containers with water as an extra supply for washing and flushing.
  •  During the hurricane season, fisher folks are strongly advised to stay informed via radio, listen to the weather bulletin before venturing out to sea. Move your boat to safe harbor early.
  •  Prepare your car in case of evacuation. Fill your tank and check your tires.
  •  Upon alert, farmers should harvest crops which can be stored, consumed and sold.
Thursday, May 31, 2018Valid Time: (24 HRS)
SEVERAL FIRES OR HOT SPOTS WERE OBSERVED ON SATELLITLE IMAGERY OVER NORTHERN AND CENTRAL AREAS DURING THE PAST 24 HOURS.
RELATIVELY MOIST AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS PREVAIL.
  Corozal / Orange Walk / Belize Cayo / Stann Creek / Toledo
Sky
Maximum Temperature (°F) 90-96 87-96
R.H. % (mid-afternoon) 65-75 60-70
Wind (knots) 10-20 10-20
Lightning Risk (LR) MOD MOD
Prob of Precipitation (POP) MOD MOD
Fuel Condition REL DRY REL DRY
Fire Risk MOD MOD
Stations Sky Temp (°F) RH (%) Wind (Kt) LR POP
Baldy Beacon Partly Cloudy 87 60 15-20 MOD MOD
Douglas D'Silva Partly Cloudy 90 70 10-15 MOD MOD
La Milpa Partly Cloudy 96 65 10-15 MOD MOD
Savannah Partly Cloudy 90 75 10-20 MOD MOD
CLOUDY WITH SOME SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AND LOWER FIRE RISK.

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 that the Fire Forecast is updated daily before 8:00 AM during the fire season, February to May.

Forecaster: Wellington, Francisca

Last Updated: Thu, May 31, 2018 | 05:34 AM