Present Condition: Mostly cloudy. A tropical wave will continue to support moist and unstable conditions during the next 24 to 48 hours.
24hr Forecast: Mostly cloudy with a few showers and isolated thunderstorms especially over northern and inland areas this afternoon then showers and thunderstorms will increase over most areas tonight and tomorrow morning.

A flood warning remains in effect for communities near rivers and streams in the south.

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Flood Forecast for September 4, 2020

River Conditions

REGION 7 - On the RIO HONDO at Blue Creek and downstream at Santa Cruz, San Antonio, San Roman, and Douglas levels are normal and steady. On the NEW RIVER at Tower Hill and Caledonia levels are above normal and steady.

REGION 9 - On the MACAL RIVER reservoir levels are below the spillways at Chalillo Mollejon and Vaca facilities. At San Ignacio, levels are below the low-level bridge and steady. The MOPAN RIVER at Benque Viejo Town is near normal and continues to fall. On the BELIZE RIVER, levels at Banana Bank and Double Run are normal and steady. On the CROOKED TREE LAGOON levels remain below the causeway and receding slowly.

REGION 11 - River levels on the SIBUN RIVER near Freetown Sibun is normal steady. Levels on the SOUTHERN LAGOON near Gales Point Village is normal and steady. The SITTEE RIVER at Kendal Bridge is normal and steady. The Swasey and Bladen branch of the MONKEY RIVER is above normal and rising slowly. Levels on the RIO GRANDE at San Pedro Columbia and Big Falls are nearing above normal and rising slowly. The MOHO RIVER at Jordan is above normal and now receding and at Blue Creek South, the river levels are now back to normal levels and continues to recede. Levels on the TEMASH RIVER near Crique Sarco is at Flood stage and now receding.

REGION 13 - On the SARSTOON RIVER levels are above normal and steady.

WEEKEND FLOOD FORECAST

REGION 7 - On the RIO HONDO at Blue Creek and downstream to the coast at Santa Cruz, San Antonio, San Roman, and Douglas normal and steady levels are expected. On the NEW RIVER at Tower Hill and Caledonia above normal levels is expected.

REGION 9 - On the MACAL RIVER. reservoir levels are expected to remain below the spillway at all dam facilities. At Sari Ignacio, river levels are expected to remain below the low-level bridge. On the MOPAN RIVER at Benque Viejo Town, normal and steady levels are expected. On the BELIZE RIVER at Banana Bank and Double Run expect normal and steady levels over the next few days. On the CROOKED TREE LAGOON receding levels are expected to continue over the next few days.

REGION 11 - Normal levels near Freetown Sibun on the SIBUN RIVER is expected to continue over the next few days. On the SOUTHERN LAGOON near Gales Point Village, normal and steady levels are expected. On the SITTEE RIVER at Kendal Bridge normal and steady levels are expected. Rising levels on the Swasey and Bladen branch of the MONKEY RIVER is expected to become steady over the next few days then begin to recede. On the DEEP RIVER at Medina Bank levels are expected to remain at normal and steady levels. Near above normal levels on the RIO GRANDE at San Pedro Columbia and Big Falls is expected to become steady then begin to recede slowly over the next few days. The MOHO RIVER at Jordan is expected to continue to recede becoming normal levels over the next few day and at Blue Creek South, normal levels is expected over the next few days. Flood levels on the TEMASH RIVER near Crique Sarco is expected to recede becoming normal and steady over the next few days.

REGION 13 - On the SARSTOON RIVER above normal levels is expected to continue over the next few days.

The Next Flood Report and Forecast will be issued on Monday September 7, 2020 at 12 noon.