Flood Forecast for October 9, 2020

River Conditions

REGION 7 - On the RIO HONDO at Blue Creek and downstream at Santa Cruz, San Antonio, San Roman, and Douglas to the coast levels are below the normal mean and steady. On the NEW RIVER at Tower Hill and Caledonia levels are 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 above normal and rising. On the BELIZE RIVER, levels at Banana Bank and Double Run are above normal and slowly rising. On the CROOKED TREE LAGOON levels remain below the causeway and rising steadily.

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 rising. The SITTEE RIVER at Kendal Bridge is normal and steady. The Swasey and Bladen branch of the MONKEY RIVER is above normal and slowly rising. Levels on the RIO GRANDE at San Pedro Columbia and Big Falls are near nomial and steady. The MOHO RIVER at Jordan is above normal and steady and at Blue Creek South levels are normal and steady. Levels on the TEMASH RIVER near Crique Sarco are normal steady.

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

Flood Forecast

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

REGION 9 - On the MACAL RIVER. reservoir levels are expected to remain below the spillways at Chalillo, Mollejon and Vaca facilities. At San Ignacio, normal and steady levels are expected. On the MOPAN RIVER at Benque Viejo Town river levels are expected to continue to increase then recede back to normal within the next few days. On the BELIZE RIVER at Banana Bank and Double Run levels are expected to remain at above normal levels over the next few days. On the CROOKED TREE LAGOON, levels are expected remain below the causeway and become steady over the next few days.

REGION 11 - River levels on the SIBUN RIVER near Freetown Sibun are expected to rise to above normal levels. Levels on the SOUTHERN LAGOON near Gales Point Village are expected to remain at normal levels. The SITTEE RIVER at Kendal Bridge is expected to show a minimal increase over the next few days. The Swasey and Bladen branch of the MONKEY RIVER is expected to continue to increase then become steady over the next few days. Levels on the RIO GRANDE at San Pedro Columbia and Big Falls is expected to show a minimal increase over the next few days.. The MOHO RIVER at Jordan is expected to remain at above normal levels and at Blue Creek South levels is expected to increase then become steady over the next few days. Levels on the TEMASH RIVER near Crique Sarco are expected to rise to above normal levels.

REGION 13 - On the SARSTOON RIVER no significant changes are expected.

The next Flood Report and Forecast will be issued on Tuesday October 13, 2020 at 12 pm.

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Sure is a very pretty day. Pic taken at about 1145am. Photo by San Pedro Scoop

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