Heavy rains forecast for Sinaloa and parts of Mexico

Precipitation will be around 5.1 to 25 liters per square meter

The new cold front No. 43 will approach northwestern Mexico, interact with the strong moisture drag of the atmospheric river, increasing the probability of rains with intervals of showers in Sonora, Sinaloa, Chihuahua and Durango, in addition to isolated rains in the Peninsula from Baja California, Zacatecas, Aguascalientes and west of San Luis Potosí; these precipitations will be accompanied by electric shocks, wind gusts of 40 to 60 km / h and possible hail fall in Chihuahua and Durango. On the other hand, the mass of cold air that originated in front No. 42 will begin to modify its thermal characteristics, however, it will maintain a cold environment with mists in the Sierra Madre Oriental, heavy punctual rains in southern Veracruz and eastern Oaxaca, “North” event from 80 to 90 km / h on the Isthmus and Gulf of Tehuantepec,

To this day, the No. 43 front will extend weakened over the northwest of Mexico, continue to interact with the atmospheric river, generating heavy rains and winds in Sonora and Chihuahua. Likewise, a low pressure channel extended over the northeast and center of the country will cause rains accompanied by electric shocks in these regions, in addition to wind gusts of 40 to 50 km / h in Coahuila, Nuevo León and Tamaulipas. Finally, the north component wind will persist with gusts of 70 to 80 km / h in the Isthmus and Gulf of Tehuantepec. 

Precipitation forecast for today March 8, 2020:

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Intervals of showers with heavy point rains (25 to 50 liters per square meter)
 : Sonora and Chihuahua.

Showers intervals (5.1 to 25 liters per square meter): Baja California Sur, Sinaloa, Veracruz, Oaxaca and Chiapas.

Isolated showers (0.1 to 5.0 liters per square meter) : Baja California, Coahuila, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, Durango, Zacatecas, San Luis Potosí, Hidalgo, Puebla, State of Mexico, Tabasco, Campeche and Quintana Roo.

Minimum temperature forecast for today March 8, 2020:

Minimum temperatures from -10 to -5 ° C : Sierras de Chihuahua and Durango.

Minimum temperatures from -5 to 0 ° C : Sierras de Baja California, Sonora, Guanajuato, Querétaro, Hidalgo, Puebla, Tlaxcala and the State of Mexico.

Forecast of maximum temperatures for today March 8, 2020:

Maximum temperatures from 40 ° C to 45 ° C:  Guerrero.

Maximum temperatures from 35 ° C to 40 ° C:  Sinaloa, Nayarit, Jalisco, Colima, Michoacán, Puebla (southwest), Oaxaca (coast) and Chiapas (coast).

Wind and wave forecast tomorrow, March 8, 2020:



North component wind with gusts of 70 to 80 km / h
 : Chihuahua, Isthmus and Gulf of Tehuantepec.

South component wind with gusts of 50 to 60 km / h : Coahuila, Nuevo León and Tamaulipas.

Wind with gusts of 40 to 60 km / h : Baja California, Sonora, Sinaloa, Durango, Campeche, Yucatán and Quintana Roo.

Swell of 2 to 3 meters of significant height:  Gulf of Tehuantepec, coast of Yucatán and Quintana Roo.

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Forecast by regions:

Mexico Valley:  Partly cloudy sky with isolated showers and electric shocks in the State of Mexico. East wind between 10 and 25 km / h. A maximum temperature of 25 to 27 ° C and a minimum temperature of 9 to 11 ° C is forecast in Mexico City. For the State of Mexico maximum temperature of 23 to 25 ° C and minimum of 3 to 5 ° C.

Baja California Peninsula : Cloudy sky with intervals of showers, west and southwest wind from 15 to 30 km / h and cool environment in Baja California Sur, as well as isolated rains, cold environment and gusts of 40 to 50 km / h in Baja California .

North Pacific: Cloudy sky with heavy rains in Sonora and intervals of showers in Sinaloa. Warm atmosphere and west wind with gusts of 40 to 60 km / h in the region.

Central Pacific : Partly cloudy sky in the afternoon, hot environment and west wind from 15 to 30 km / h.

South Pacific:  Cloudy sky in the afternoon with intervals of showers in Oaxaca and Chiapas. Fog banks in mountainous areas. Warm afternoon atmosphere on the coast of the region. North component wind with gusts of 70 to 80 km / h in Oaxaca and Chiapas (Isthmus of Tehuantepec) and waves of 2 to 3 meters high in the Gulf of Tehuantepec.

Gulf of Mexico:  Partly cloudy sky with intervals of showers in Veracruz, as well as isolated rains in Tamaulipas and Tabasco. Temperate environment and fog banks in mountainous areas. East component wind of 10 to 25 km / h in the region, with gusts of 50 to 60 km / h on the coast of Tamaulipas.

Yucatan Peninsula:  Partly cloudy sky throughout the day with isolated rains in Campeche and Quintana Roo. East wind of 15 to 30 km / h with gusts of 40 to 60 km / h on coasts of the region and waves of 1 to 3 meters high in coastal areas of Yucatán and Quintana Roo.

Mesa del Norte:  Cloudy sky during the day with heavy rains in Chihuahua and isolated rains in Coahuila, Nuevo León, Durango, Zacatecas and San Luis Potosí ,. Cold atmosphere in the morning in mountain areas. Wind of variable direction of 15 to 30 km / h in the region, with gusts of 70 to 80 km / h in Chihuahua, of 50 to 60 km / h but of south component in Coahuila and Nuevo León, and of 60 km / h in Durango.

Central Table:  Partly cloudy sky in the afternoon with isolated rains in Puebla and Hidalgo. Fog banks scattered in mountain areas. Cool atmosphere in the morning and warm in the afternoon. East and northeast wind from 10 to 25 km / h.

The maximum rains of the last 24 hours (in millimeters) were recorded in:

La Cangrejera, Ver., 18.5; Banco Chinchorro, Q. Roo., 10.9 and Zamapa 2a. Section, Tab., 3.0.

The maximum temperatures (in ° C) were recorded in:

San Marcos, Gro., 39.0; Tapachula, Chis., 36.2; Acapulco, Gro., 32.1; Puerto Angel, Oax., 31.6; Culiacán, Sin., 31.0 and Tacubaya, Mexico City, 25.2.

The minimum temperatures (in ° C) were recorded in:

Guanacevit, Dgo., -9.0; Constitution of 1857, BC, -3.4; Temósachi, Chih., 2.2; Toluca, Edo. Mex., 3.2; Pachuca, Hgo., 4.6 and Tacubaya, Mexico City, 8.2.

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Source: conagua

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