Mexico.- On this day, the cold front No. 38 will move over the northwest of the national territory, and interact with a cold nucleus vortex and the atmospheric river, generating intense spot rains with electric shocks in Sinaloa, Durango, Nayarit and Jalisco; marked drop in temperature, as well as falling snow and/or sleet on mountain peaks of Baja California, Sonora, Chihuahua and Durango; in addition to strong winds in the northwest, north and center of the country with streaks of 80 km/h and possible formation of tolvaneras in Chihuahua, Durango and Zacatecas. These conditions could give rise to the Season’s Eighth Winter Storm over the northwest of the Mexican Republic.
Precipitation forecast for today 03 February 2020:
Very heavy rains at heavy points (75 to 150 liter per square meter): Sinaloa, Durango, Nayarit and Jalisco.
Heavy rains at very strong points (50 to 75 liter per square meter): Zacatecas and Colima.
Intervals of showers with heavy occasional rains (25 to 50 liters per square meter): Sonora, Chihuahua, Aguascalientes, Guanajuato and Michoacán.
Intervals of showers (5.1 to 25 liters per square meter): Baja California Sur, Coahuila, Nuevo León and San Luis Potosí.
Isolated rains (0.1 to 5.0 liters per square meter): Baja California, Tamaulipas, Querétaro, State of Mexico, Mexico City, Guerrero and Chiapas.
Chance of snowfall or sleet: Mountainous areas of Baja California, Sonora, Chihuahua and Durango.
Rains can be accompanied by electric shocks and strong wind gusts.
Minimum temperature forecast for today 03 February 2020:
Minimum temperatures from -10 to -5oC: Sierras de Sonora, Chihuahua, Durango and Zacatecas.
Minimum temperatures of -5oC to 0oC and frosts: Sierras de Baja California, Coahuila, Nuevo León, Michoacán, Aguascalientes, San Luis Potosí, State of Mexico, Hidalgo, Puebla and Tlaxcala.
Minimum temperatures from 0oC to 5oC and frost: Sierras de Tamaulipas, Querétaro, Veracruz and Oaxaca.
Maximum temperature forecast for today 03 February 2020:
Maximum temperatures from 35oC to 40oC: Jalisco, Colima, Michoacán, Guerrero, Oaxaca and Chiapas.
Wind Forecast for Today 03 February 2020:
Wind with gusts greater than 80 km/h and tolvaneras: Chihuahua, Durango and Zacatecas.
Wind with gusts greater than 60 km/h and tolvaneras: Baja California, Sonora, Coahuila, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, San Luis Potosí, Aguascalientes and Guanajuato.
Wind with gusts of 50 km/h: Jalisco, Colima, Michoacán, Querétaro, Hidalgo, State of Mexico, Mexico City, Tlaxcala and Puebla.
Forecast by region:
Mexico Valley: Cloudy sky most of the day. Isolated rains in Mexico City and the State of Mexico. Warm atmosphere in the afternoon. Southwest wind from 10 to 25 km/h with gusts of 50 km/h. In Mexico City, a maximum temperature of 21 to 23oC and a minimum of 9 to 11oC are forecast. For the State of Mexico, maximum temperature from 19 to 21oC and minimum from 3 to 5oC.
Baja California Peninsula: Cloudy sky with intervals of showers in Baja California Sur and isolated rains in Baja California. Very cold atmosphere during the morning with possible sleet fall in mountainous areas of Baja California. Wind from the west and northwest from 10 to 25 km/h with streaks of 60 km/h in mountainous areas of Baja California and in the Gulf of Mexico.
North Pacific: Cloudy sky with heavy spot rains in Sinaloa and strong in Sonora. Very cold environment with possible snow fall and / or sleet in Sierras de Sonora. Southwest wind from 10 to 25 km/h with streaks of 60 km/h in Sonora.
Pacific Center: Cloudy sky with heavy point rains in Nayarit and Jalisco, very strong in Colima and strong in Michoacán. Warm temperate environment and variable steering wind from 10 to 25 km/h with 50 km/h streaks in Jalisco, Colima and Michoacán
South Pacific: Half cloudy sky in the afternoon with isolated rains in Guerrero and Chiapas. Cold atmosphere during the morning with fog or mist banks in mountainous areas. Warm atmosphere during the day and wind of southern component of 15 to 30 km/h in the region.
Gulf of Mexico: Medium cloudy sky with isolated rains in Tamaulipas. Warm temperate environment throughout the day, banks of morning fog and haze in the mountains of the region. «Surada» event with streaks of 60 km/h in Tamaulipas.
Yucatan Peninsula: Partially cloudy afternoon sky, warm atmosphere and southeast wind of 10 to 25 km/h.
Northern Table: Cloudy sky with heavy point rains in Durango; very strong in Zacatecas; in Chihuahua and Aguascalientes, and intervals of showers in Coahuila, Nuevo León and San Luis Potosí. Wind of the southwest of 15 to 30 km/h with streaks of 80 km/h and possible tolvaneras in Chihuahua, Durango and Zacatecas, and streaks of 60 km/h in Coahuila, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí and Aguascalientes. Conditions for falling snow and/or sleet in Sierras de Chihuahua, Durango and Zacatecas.
Central Table: Cloudy sky most of the day. Heavy spot rains in Guanajuato and isolated in Querétaro. Warm temperate environment during the afternoon and southwest wind of 15 to 30 km/h with streaks of 60 km/h in Guanajuato and 50 km/h in Querétaro, Hidalgo, Tlaxcala and Puebla.
The maximum rainfall of the last 24 hours (in millimeters) was recorded in:
San Blas, Nay., 43.9; Isla Socorro (Tecomán), Col., 33.3; Sierra La Laguna (La Paz), B.C.S., 22.4; Las Vegas (San Dimas), Dgo., 22.3; Chamela-Cuixmala (La Huerta), Jal., 16.0; The Fort, Sin., 9.4; Florida (Valparaiso), Zac., 8.6 and Guachochi, Chih., 6.0.
The maximum temperatures (in C) were recorded in:
Tapachula, Chis., 36.6; Acapulco, Gro., 35.2; Manzanillo, Col., 34.2; Huajuapan de León, Oax., 31.4; Zacatepec, Mor., 31.2 and Tacubaya, CDMX, 21.7.
The minimum temperatures (in C) were recorded in:
Huitzilac, Mor., 2.1; Temoaya, Edo. Mexico, 2.3; Huamantla, Tlax., 2.7; Majalca, Chih., 3.1; La Rumorosa, B.C., 4.3 and Airport, CDMX, 13.0.