Heavy raining expected for Sinaloa, Nayarit and Jalisco


There is potential for heavy rains in Sinaloa, Nayarit and Jalisco, in the next few hours, generated by a low pressure zone with a 30 percent probability of cyclonic development.

“At 7:00 AM today Sunday Aug. 11th, this low-pressure zone was located 380 kilometers south-southwest of Cabo Corrientes, Jalisco, with west-northwest displacement, sustained winds of 25 kilometers per hour and gusts of 40 kilometers per hour”, the National Meteorological Service of the National Water Commission reported.

“Extreme precautions are advised for the population in the areas of the states mentioned (including sea navigation of course) and comply with the recommendations issued by the authorities of the National Civil Protection System, in each entity,” the National Meteorological Service recommended.

Meanwhile, in the North Pacific Region, cloudy skies are forecasted for the afternoon with heavy rains in Sinaloa and intervals of showers in Sonora, accompanied by electric shocks and possibility of hail.

In Sonora, it is also expected hot weather during the day and southwest wind of 10 to 25 kilometers per hour, with gusts of more than 50 kilometers per hour.

The SMN announced that today’s temperatures are expected between 35 and 40 degrees Celsius (93 and 100 °F) in Sinaloa, Nayarit, Michoacán, Guerrero, Oaxaca, Chiapas, Tabasco, Campeche, Yucatán and Quintana Roo.

The Mazatlan Post Newsroom