Mexico.- On this day, the cold front No. 45 will be reinforced by a mass of polar air over the northeast of the country, a situation that will maintain conditions for heavy rains with electric shocks and hailstones in Nuevo León and Tamaulipas. Likewise, low pressure channels in the center and southeast, associated with moisture from both coasts, will increase the potential of evening rains with thunderstorms and likely hailstorms in these regions. Hot environment will also persist in the west, central, south and southeast of the national territory, as well as in the Yucatan Peninsula.
Precipitation Forecast for today 20 March 2020:
Intervals of showers with strong occasional rains (25 to 50 liters per square meter): Nuevo León and Tamaulipas.
Rains with shower intervals (5.1 to 25 liters per square meter): Coahuila, San Luis Potosí, Querétaro, Hidalgo, Veracruz, Puebla, Tlaxcala, Michoacán, Oaxaca and Chiapas.
Isolated rains (0.1 to 5.0 liters per square meter): Zacatecas, Guanajuato, State of Mexico, Mexico City, Morelos, Guerrero and Quintana Roo.
Rains may be accompanied by electric shocks and hail falling
Minimum temperature forecast for today March 20, 2020:
Minimum temperatures from -10 to -5oC: Sierras de Baja California, Chihuahua and Durango.
Minimum temperatures from -5 to 0oC: Sierras de Sonora.
Maximum temperature forecast for today March 20, 2020:
Maximum temperatures from 40oC to 45oC: Michoacán and Guerrero.
Maximum temperatures from 35oC to 40oC: Nayarit, Jalisco, Morelos (south), Puebla (southwest), Tamaulipas, San Luis Potosí, Veracruz, Tabasco, Oaxaca, Chiapas, Campeche, Yucatan and Quintana Roo.
Wind Forecast for today March 20, 2020:
Wind with gusts of 50 to 60 km/h: Coasts of Campeche and Yucatan and with possible hoppers in Chihuahua, Durango, Coahuila, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas and Zacatecas.
Wind with gusts of 40 to 50 km/h: San Luis Potosí and coasts of Sinaloa, Nayarit and Jalisco.
Forecast by Region:
Valley of Mexico: Clear morning sky with increased clouds and isolated rains in the afternoon, as well as electric shocks and possible hail in the State of Mexico and Mexico City. Northeast wind from 10 to 25 km/h with streaks of 40 km/h. In Mexico City, a maximum temperature of 27 to 29oC and a minimum of 12 to 14oC are forecast. For the State of Mexico, the maximum temperature is 25 to 27oC and a minimum of 3 to 5oC.
Baja California Peninsula: Cloudy middle sky and cold environment in Baja California, as well as temperate environment in Baja California Sur. Northwest wind from 10 to 25 km/h in the region.
North Pacific: Half-clouded skies in the region, with a cool atmosphere in Sonora and hot in Sinaloa. 10 to 25 km/h west wind in the region with gusts of 40 km/h on the coast of Sinaloa.
Pacific Center: Clear skies during the day with increased evening clouds with intervals of showers accompanied by electric shocks and possible hail in Michoacán. Scattered fog banks. Very hot atmosphere and wind from the west and southwest of 10 to 25 km/h with gusts of 40 to 50 km/h on the coasts of Nayarit and Jalisco.
South Pacific: Partially cloudy skies during the day with increased clouds and rains with shower intervals in Oaxaca and Chiapas, as well as isolated rains in Guerrero. Fog banks in mountainous areas. Very hot environment in coastal areas. South component wind from 15 to 30 km/h.
Gulf of Mexico: Half-clouded morning sky with increased clouds and heavy rains accompanied by electric shocks and hail in Tamaulipas, as well as showers in Veracruz. Scattered fog banks. Hot atmosphere during the day. East wind from 10 to 25 km/h with gusts of 50 to 60 km/h and possible hoppers in Tamaulipas.
Yucatan Peninsula: Clear skies most of the day with increased cloudy evenings and isolated rains in Quintana Roo. East and northeast wind of 10 to 25 km/h with gusts of 50 to 60 km/h on the coasts of Campeche and Yucatan.
Mesa del Norte: Cloudy skies with heavy spot rains in Nuevo León, showers in Coahuila and San Luis Potosí, as well as isolated rains in Zacatecas, all accompanied by electric shocks and possible hailstorms. Scattered fog banks. Fresh atmosphere during the day in Chihuahua and Durango, and hot in the rest of the region. Variable direction wind of 15 to 30 km/h with gusts of 50 km/h and possible hoppers in Chihuahua, Durango, Coahuila, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí and Zacatecas.
Central Table: Cloudy afternoon sky with intervals of showers accompanied by electric shocks in Querétaro, Hidalgo, Puebla and Tlaxcala, as well as isolated rains in Guanajuato and Morelos. Scattered fog banks. Warm atmosphere in the afternoon and variable direction wind of 10 to 25 km/h with gusts of 40 km/h in storm zones.
Maximum rainfall of the last 24 hours (in millimeters) was recorded at:
San Salvador Cuautenco (Milpa Alta), CDMX, 25.9; La Fragua (Jiménez), Coah., 16.2; Huixtla, Chis., 10.1; Nogales, Son., 8.2; Constitution of 1857 (Ensenada), B.C., 8.0; Los Reyes (La Paz), Edo. 6.8 and The Deputy (Hualahuises), N.L., 5.7.
Maximum temperatures (in C) were recorded at:
Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chis., 39.1; Rio Verde, S.L.P., 39.0; Campeche, Camp., 38.6; Zacatepec, Mor., 38.4; Progress, Yuc., 37.7; Monterrey, N.L., 36.9; Cd. Victoria, Tamps., 36.6; Torreon, Coah., 36.3; Salina Cruz, Oax., 36.0 and Airport, CDMX, 28.0.
Minimum temperatures (in C) were recorded at:
Majalca Summits, Chih., -2.5; La Rumorosa, B.C., -1.2; Las Vegas, Dgo., 1.7; Amanalco, Edo. Mex., 2.0; Nogales, Son., 3.8; Huitzilac, Mor., 3.9; La FLorida, Zac., 4.8 and Airport, CDMX, 15.0.