Present Condition: Clear skies throughout the country, including San Pedro. Fair, warm, and dry weather persists.

24hr Forecast: Mostly sunny during the daytime and clear to partly cloudy tonight. Mainly fair weather will prevail, with only isolated showers developing, and the chance of an afternoon thunderstorm over the mountains.

Outlook: For Thursday afternoon through to midday on Friday is for showers or thunderstorms to be isolated, except for the chance of a few more developing over southern and inland areas.

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Flood Report and Forecast for October 13, 2021

River Conditions

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

REGION 9 - On the MACAL RIVER, reservoir levels at all BECOL facilities remains below the spillways; and at San Ignacio, levels remain below the low-level bridge and steady. On the MOPAN RIVER at Benque Viejo Town, levels are near normal and steady.

On the BELIZE RIVER at Double Run, levels are below normal and steady; and on the CROOKED TREE LAGOON, lagoon levels remain below the causeway and steady.

REGION 11 - On the SIBUN RIVER at Freetown Sibun, below normal and steady levels continue. Levels on the SOUTHERN LAGOON at Gales Point Village is normal and steady. In watersheds on the EASTERN SLOPES OF THE MAYAN MOUNTAINS levels are normal and steady; and on the SITTEE RIVER at Kendal Bridge levels are above normal and falling.

On the Swasey and Bladen branches of the MONKEY RIVER, levels are near normal and steady. On the DEEP RIVER at Medina Bank, below normal and steady levels continue. On the RIO GRANDE at San Pedro Columbia and Big Falls South, levels are below normal and steady. On the MOHO RIVER at Blue Creek South levels are above normal and steady; and at Jordan, levels are near normal and steady. On the TEMASH RIVER at Crique Sarco, levels are below normal and steady.

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

FLOOD FORECAST

REGION 7 - On the RIO HONDO at Blue Creek North, and downstream at Santa Cruz, San Antonio, San Roman, and Douglas to the Coast, and on the NEW RIVER at Tower Hill and Caledonia, no significant change is expected.

REGION 9 - On the MACAL RIVER, at all BECOL facilities, reservoir levels are expected to remain below the spillway; and at San Ignacio, levels are expected to remain below the Low-level bridge. On the MOPAN RIVER at Benque Viejo Town, no significant change is expected.

On the BELIZE RIVER at Double Run, below normal and steady levels is expected to continue; and on the CROOKED TREE LAGOON, lagoon levels are expected to remain below the causeway.

REGION 11 - On the SIBUN RIVER at Freetown Sibun, no significant change is expected. On the SOUTHERN LAGOON near Gales Point Village, no significant change in levels is expected. In watersheds on the EASTERN SLOPES OF THE MAYAN MOUNTAINS, and on the SITTEE RIVER at Kendal Bridge, no significant change is expected. On the Swasey and Bladen branches of the MONKEY RIVER, no significant change is expected. On the DEEP RIVER at Medina Bank, and on the RIO GRANDE at San Pedro Columbia and Big Falls South, no significant change is expected. On the MOHO RIVER at Blue Creek South and Jordan, and on the TEMASH RIVER at Crique Sarco, no significant change is expected.

REGIONS 13 - On the SARSTOON RIVER, normal and steady levels is expected.

THE NEXT FLOOD REPORT AND FORECAST WILL BE ISSUED ON OCTOBER 15, 2021.