Guatemala Fire Emergency Assistance Request, 27 June  2001

WildlandFire  in Guatemala

  27March 2003, 11:00 GMT

Current Situation in Guatemala

The fire situation Guatemala has eased due to the onset of rains. No officialrequest for fire emergency assistance has been made by the government ofGuatemala. The GFMC provides weather forecasts for today and the next days.

Satellite images and other information

See GFMC update of 21 March 2003:

See also update of 22 March at:

See GFMC update of 23 March 2003:

See GFMC update of 24 March 2003:

See GFMC update of 25 March 2003

Maps of the region


Meterological Data of the city Flores /Guatemala/

Updated: 10:00 AM CST on March 27, 2003
Observed at Flores, Guatemala Temperature 29 °C HeatIndex 31 °C Humidity 58% Dew Point 20 °C Wind ENE at 8.0 km/h Wind Gust – Pressure 1011 hPa (Steady) Conditions Clear Visibility –

Meterological Forecast of the region

Updated: 10:00 AM CST on March 27, 2003 Tuesday
Partly Cloudy. High: 87° F. / 31° C. Tuesday Night
Scattered Clouds. Low: 68° F. / 20° C.. Wednesday Night
Scattered Clouds. High: 93° F. / 34° C.. Wednesday
Thunderstorm . Low: 66° F. / 19° C. Thursday
Chance of Rain. High: 91° F. / 33° C.. Thursday Night
Chance of Rain. Low: 69° F. / 21° C. Friday
Chance of Rain. High: 93° F. / 34° C. Friday Night
Thunderstorm . Low: 69° F. / 21° C.. Saturday
Scattered Clouds. High: 95° F. / 35° C. Saturday Night
Chance of a Thunderstorm. Low: 69° F. / 21° C.. Sunday
Scattered Clouds. High: 91° F. / 33° C. Sunday Night
Rain. Low: 69° F. / 21° C.. Monday
Rain. High: 77° F. / 25° C. Monday Night
Partly Cloudy. Low: 60° F. / 16° C..

MezoAmerica Temperature
Updated: 9:00 AM UTC on March 27, 2003

MezoAmerica Humidity
Updated: 9:00 AM UTC on March 27, 2003

MezoAmerica Wind
Updated: 9:00 AM UTC on March 27, 2003

Source: Wunderground

Health Guidelines for Vegetation Fire Events
Information on protection of people from vegetation fire smokecan be found in the guidelines document. Please enter the document through theGFMC portal at:

Regional Mesoamerica Wildland Fire Network: Regional andnational widland fire status reports
The website of the regional Mesoamerica network contains a largenumber of national and regional analyses on wildland fire, including thesituation in Petén, Guatemala:

Sistema Nacional de Prevención y Control de Incendios Forestales(SIPECIF)

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