Tropical Wave responsible for unstable weather conditions

By on July 6, 2018

Punta Gorda, TOLEDO. Friday, July 6, 2018. Localized flooding is reported in certain parts of the Cayo and Toledo districts as a result of heavy rainfall.

Mountain Pine Ridge Road
[Photo | Danny Arnold]

A Tropical Wave over our area is responsible for the unstable weather that has been affecting the country for the last day or so.

The Belize Weather Bureau says that the general weather conditions will improve later today, Friday.

Cloudy spells are expected tonight long with a few showers or isolated thunderstorms mainly over the Stann Creek and Toledo districts.

Gusty winds are easterly at between 10 and 20 knots, producing moderate to rough sea conditions.

The Belize Weather Bureau has issued a small craft caution for gusty winds and locally rough seas near showers and thunderstorms.

[PHOTO | Danny Alford]

High temperatures today will peak at 85 degrees Fahrenheit along thee coast; 82 degrees Fahrenheit inland and 78 degrees Fahrenheit up in the hills.

Low temperatures overnight will range from 80 degrees Fahrenheit along coastal areas, to 74 degrees Fahrenheit inland.

It will be a chilly 68 degrees Fahrenheit up at the exposed areas of the Mountain pIne Ridge and along the Maya Mountains in the south.

The tides are high today at 3:46 pm; low at 10:08 pm and high again at 4:26 am on Saturday.

The sun sets today at 6:31 pm. Sunrise on Saturday is at 5:23 am.

The extended forecast, valid through Saturday night is for cloudy spells with only isolated showers and thunderstorms expected.

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