Guatemala Fire Emergency Assistance Request, 27 June  2001

WildlandFire Emergency in Guatemala

  25March 2003, 10:20 GMT


Satellite images of current fires in Guatemala and neighbouring countries of Mesoamerica:

Satellite
Images 
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SatelliteTerra
04.00 UTC SatelliteAqua
16.00 UTC click here to enlarge (407 KB) click here to enlarge (407 KB)

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Bands 1-4-3

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Bands 1-4-3

Clouds can be seen over Peten, Guatemala. The situation hascalmed down in the last 36 hours.
These images were acquired by the
  Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS)  
sensor onthe satellites Terra and Aqua showing fires burning in MesoAmerica. 

Maps of the region

                  

 

Meterological Data of the city Flores /Guatemala/

Updated: 11:00 PM CST on March 24, 2003
Observed at Flores, Guatemala Temperature 72 °F / 22 °C Humidity 88% Dew Point 68 °F / 20 °C Wind Calm Wind Gust – Pressure 29.97 in / 1015 hPa (Steady) Conditions Clear Visibility –

Meterological Forecast of the region

Updated: 6:00 PM CST on March 24, 2003 Monday
Rain. High: 80° F. / 27° C. Monday Night
Chance of Rain. Low: 69° F. / 21° C. Tuesday
Partly Cloudy. High: 86° F. / 30° C. Tuesday Night
Scattered Clouds. Low: 64° F. / 18° C. Wednesday Night
Scattered Clouds. Low: 66° F. / 19° C. Wednesday
Scattered Clouds. High: 91° F. / 33° C. Thursday
Chance of Rain. High: 93° F. / 34° C. Thursday Night
Scattered Clouds. Low: 68° F. / 20° C Friday
Scattered Clouds. High: 91° F. / 33° C. Friday Night
Thunderstorm . Low: 66° F. / 19° C. Saturday
Scattered Clouds. High: 93° F. / 34° C. Saturday Night
Thunderstorm . Low: 66° F. / 19° C. Sunday
Rain. High: 93° F. / 34° C. Sunday Night
Rain. Low: 64° F. / 18° C.

MezoAmerica Temperature
Updated: 9:00 AM UTC on March 25, 2003

MezoAmerica Humidity
Updated: 9:00 AM UTC on March 25, 2003

MezoAmerica Wind
Updated: 9:00 AM UTC on March 25, 2003

 

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:
https://gfmc.online/programmes/un/who/who.html

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:
https://gfmc.online/GlobalNetworks/MesoAmerica/MesoAmerica.html

Sistema Nacional de Prevención y Control de Incendios Forestales(SIPECIF)
http://www.sipecif.gob.gt/portal.html


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