translated from Spanish: Hurricane “Lorena” will cause heavy rains to occasional torrential over areas of Baja California Sur, Sonora, Chihuahua, Durango and Sinaloa

Mexico.- Hurricane “Lorena” category 1 will move over waters of the Sea of Cortez over the course of the day, gradually weakening, will generate potential for intense rains to torrential weather with wind gusts greater than 80 km/h and high swell of 3 to 5 m in Baja California Sur, Sonora and Sinaloa, as well as Chihuahua, as well as heavy rainfall in Baja California and Durango. Rainfall could lead to landslide, increased flows of rivers and streams, and flooding in low-lying areas of these states. Its center is forecast to hit Sonora on land during the night or Sunday morning as a tropical storm.
A low pressure channel extends along the Sierra Madre Occidental, interacting with tropical wave No. 40 that extends south of the coasts of Colima, causing the likelihood of heavy spot rains in Nayarit, Jalisco, Colima and Michoacán, as well as in Coahuila, Zacatecas, State of Mexico and Mexico City. The No. 40 wave is forecast to dissise during the afternoon.
Tropical wave No. 41 will travel southeast and south of the national territory over the course of the day, causing heavy occasional rains in Chiapas, as well as very heavy occasional rains in Oaxaca and Guerrero.
Finally, the tropical storm “MARIO” is located 410 km south of Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S. and weakens rapidly. It does not currently affect Mexico’s coasts.
The above-mentioned weather systems shall have the following effects:
Heavy rains to torrential punctuals (150 to 250 liters per square meter): Sonora
Very heavy rains at heavy points (75 to 150 liters per square meter): Baja California Sur, Chihuahua, Sinaloa (north) and Chiapas.
Heavy rains at very strong punctual (50 to 75 liters per square meter): Durango, Guerrero and Oaxaca.
Intervals of showers with heavy occasional rains (25 to 50 liters per square meter): Baja California, Nayarit, Jalisco, Colima, Michoacán, Veracruz and Tabasco.
Intervals of showers (5.1 to 25 liters per square meter): Coahuila, Tamaulipas, San Luis Potosí, Zacatecas, State of Mexico, Mexico City, Puebla, Campeche, Yucatan and Quintana Roo.
Isolated rains (0.1 to 5.0 liters per square meter): Nuevo León, Guanajuato, Querétaro, Hidalgo, Tlaxcala and Morelos.
Wind with gusts greater than 80 km/h and elevated swell from 3 to 5 m: Baja California Sur (east coast), Sonora and Sinaloa (north).
Wind with gusts greater than 50 km/h: Baja California, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas and Oaxaca.

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