Cloudy skies throughout the country. A tropical wave is affecting the country and will keep our weather wet and unstable for next 24 to 48hrs. [color:#CC0000 A flood warning is in effect for the north of the country (Corozal and Orange Walk districts). A flood watch remains in effect for the rest of the country. A small craft warning is in effect for gusty winds and locally rough seas esepecailly near heavy showers and thunderstorms.[/color]24hr Forecast:
Mostly cloudy skies today and tonight. Some outbreaks of showers, thunderstorms and periods of rain will continue to affect most areas of the country during the forecast period, but especially over central and northern areas of the country.Outlook:
For Tuesday afternoon thru to Wednesday afternoon is for mostly cloudy skies with a few outbreaks of showers and thunderstorms to be scattered over most areas.Flood Report and Forecast for June 20, 2022River Conditions
[color:#FF0000]FLOOD WARNING in effect for URBAN AREAS of the Orange Walk and Corozal Districts.
FLOOD WATCH in effect for the entire country. [/color]
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 ABOVE NORMAL and INCREASING. On the NEW RIVER at Tower Hill, levels are NEAR FLOOD STAGE AND INCREASING; and at Caledonia, levels are ABOVE NORMAL AND INCREASING.
REGION 9 - On the MACAL RIVER, reservoir levels at all BECOL facilities remain below the spillways; and at San Ignacio, levels remain below the low-level bridge. The MOPAN RIVER at Benque Viejo Town is near normal and steady. On the BELIZE RIVER at Double Run, levels are above normal and increasing; the CROOKED TREE LAGOON remains below the causeway and increasing.
REGION 11 -On the SIBUN RIVER at Freetown Sibun, levels are below normal and increasing. The SOUTHERN LAGOON near Gales Point Village is above normal and steady. In watersheds on the EASTERN SLOPES OF THE MAYAN MOUNTAINS, and on the SITTEE RIVER at Kendal Bridge levels are near normal with minimal increase in water levels.
The RIO GRANDE at San Pedro Columbia AND Big Falls South, the Swasey and Bladen branches of the MONKEY RIVER, and on the DEEP RIVER at Medina Bank, is ABOVE NORMAL AND INCREASING.
The MOHO RIVER at Blue Creek South and Jordan, and on the TEMASH RIVER at Crique Sarco is ABOVE NORMAL AND DECREASING.
REGION 13 - The SARSTOON RIVER is ABOVE NORMAL AND DECREASING. FLOOD FORECAST
REGION 7 - The RIO HONDO and NEW RIVER, increasing levels expected to continue to INCREASE TO FLOOD STAGE.
REGION 9 - On the MACAL RIVER at all BECOL facilities, reservoir levels are expected to INCREASE; and at San Ignacio, levels are expected to INCREASE. On the MOPAN RIVER at Benque Viejo Town, levels are expected to INCREASE.
On the BELIZE RIVER at Double Run, and on the CROOKED TREE LAGOON, expect INCREASING LEVELS.
REGION 11 - On the SIBUN RIVER at Freetown Sibun, and on the SOUTHERN LAGOON near Gales Point Village, levels are expected to INCREASE TO NEAR FLOOD STAGE.
In watersheds on the EASTERN SLOPES OF THE MAYAN MOUNTAINS, and on the SITTEE RIVER at Kendal Bridge, FLOOD LEVELS EXPECTED. On the Swasey and Bladen branches of the MONKEY RIVER. near flood levels expected.
On the RIO GRANDE - at San Pedro Columbia and at Big Falls South, FLOOD LEVELS expected.
The DEEP RIVER at Medina Bank, is expected to increase to FLOOD LEVELS.
Near FLOOD Stage expected on the MOHO RIVER at Blue Creek South and Jordan. On the TEMASH RIVER at Crique Sarco, near FLOOD STAGE expected.
REGION 13 - On the SARSTOON RIVER, increasing levels expected.