translated from Spanish: Dams receive extraordinary avenues from the mountains

Los Mochis, Sinaloa.- Extraordinary avenues greater than 700 cubic meters per second began to receive in the early hours of yesterday the dams of the northern area thanks to the intense rains caused by Hurricane Lorena in the upper part of the mountains. The Directorate of the North Pacific Basin Agency of Conagua reported that the most important contributions are received in the Huites dam, which, at 6:00 hours yesterday, captured avenues for 685 cubic meters per second.

Meanwhile, the dam Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla received contributions of 91 cubic meters per second and the Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez 1 cubic meter per second. Reservoirs
The unit disclosed that until yesterday the three dams that make up the Rio Fuerte hydraulic system had a joint storage of 4.277 million cubic meters of the vital element. Separately, the Huites dam reports 1,984 million cubic meters that place it at 68.3 percent of its conservation capacity. The Miguel Hidalgo, 2 thousand 123 million that place it at 68.6 percent of its conservation capacity and finally, the Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez, which stores 169 million cubic meters that place it at 32.6 percent of its conservation capacity. It was unveiled that yesterday again there were some rains on the upper part of the mountain range, which reached intensities of 16.5 millimeters in Huites; 14 in El Vergel, 11.5 in Cazanate, 5 in Batovira and 4 in La Rosilla.La dependency revealed that within the irrigation area there were also some rainfall that reached intensities of 22 millimetres in the Higuera area of Zaragoza, 10 in Ahome and 19 millimetres and n the locality. Maximum temperatures, meanwhile, ranged from 30 to 38 degrees Celsius in the shade in the various agricultural production areas in the northern part of the state. 

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