Category 4 hurricane poses no danger to Sinaloa

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Heavy rains are expected in Sinaloa territory due to low pressure

Sinaloa.- For today, the National Meteorological Service (SMN) reported that the rains in the state will be caused by a low-pressure channel that will run from the northwest to the center of the country, covering towns such as Sinaloa, which is It is expected that it could be accompanied by electric shocks, hail and strong gusts of wind.

For its part, Hurricane Douglas intensified to category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson scale with maximum sustained winds of 215 km / h, gusts of 260 km / h and displacement towards the west-northwest, at 4:00 hours it’s center It was located 1,630 km east-southeast of Hilo, Hawaii, and 2,930 km west-southwest of Punta Eugenia, Baja California Sur, so it does not represent a danger to Mexican territory.

Precipitation forecast for today July 24, 2020:

Very heavy rains with intense punctual rains (75 to 150 liters per square meter): Nuevo León, Tamaulipas and Jalisco.

Heavy rains with very heavy point rains (50 to 75 liters per square meter): Sonora, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Colima, Michoacán, Guerrero, Oaxaca and Chiapas.

Intervals of showers with punctual heavy rains (25 to 50 liters per square meter): Sinaloa, Zacatecas, Nayarit, Guanajuato, State of Mexico, Mexico City, Morelos, Tlaxcala, Puebla, Veracruz, Tabasco, Campeche, Yucatan and Quintana Roo.

Intervals of showers (5.1 to 25 liters per square meter): San Luis Potosí, Aguascalientes, Querétaro and Hidalgo.

Isolated rains (0.1 to 5.0 liters per square meter): Baja California Sur.

On the subject of Tropical Depression, Eight became Tropical Storm “Hanna” found in the Gulf of Mexico, its cloud bands are expected to cause intense rains in Coahuila, Nuevo León and Tamaulipas because at 4: 00 hours today, its center was located 530 km east-northeast of Barra El Mezquital, Tamaulipas, and 510 km east-southeast of Corpus Christi, Texas, United States of America.

In the case of the forecast of minimum temperatures, 0 to 5 ° C are expected in Sierras de Chihuahua, Durango, Zacatecas, the State of Mexico and Puebla

While maximum temperatures are expected from 40 ° C to 45 ° C in Baja California and Sonora, while from 35 ° C to 40 ° C in Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, San Luis Potosí (east), Sinaloa , Nayarit, Jalisco, Michoacán, Puebla (southwest), Guerrero, Veracruz, Campeche, Yucatán and Quintana Roo.

As for the wind, gusts of 50 to 60 km / h are expected in the states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Zacatecas, San Luis Potosí, Campeche and Yucatán.

Source: smn.conagua.gob.mx/es/

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