Mexico.- On this day, the No. 47 front will be extended as stationary over the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico. By the afternoon, a new cold front will approach northern Mexico and interact with a dry line in Coahuila, which will cause very heavy occasional rains accompanied by electric shocks and hailstorms in that state; in addition to producing wind gusts of 50 to 60 km/h with possible whirlwind formation in the north of Coahuila, Nuevo León and Tamaulipas. Low pressure channels will increase the likelihood of rain with electric shocks and hailstones in the center and southeast of the national territory, including the Valley of Mexico. In addition, temperatures above 35oC are expected in 21 states of the Nation.
Precipitation Forecast for April 3, 2020:
Heavy rains with very strong punctuals (50 to 75 liters per square meter): Coahuila.
Shower intervals with strong spot rains (25 to 50 liters per square meter): Nuevo León, Tamaulipas and Chiapas.
Shower intervals (5.1 to 25 liters per square meter): State of Mexico, Mexico City, Morelos, Querétaro, Tlaxcala, Puebla, Hidalgo, Veracruz and Oaxaca.
Isolated rains (0.1 to 5.0 liters per square meter): San Luis Potosí, Guanajuato, Michoacán and Tabasco.
Rains may be accompanied by electric shocks and hail falling.
Minimum Temperature Forecast for April 3, 2020:
Minimum temperatures from -5 to 0oC: Sierras de Baja California, Chihuahua and Durango.
Maximum temperature forecast for april 3, 2020:
Maximum temperatures from 40oC to 45oC: Nayarit, Michoacán, Guerrero, Morelos (south), Puebla (southwest), Veracruz, Oaxaca, Tabasco, Chiapas, Campeche and Yucatan.
Maximum temperatures from 35oC to 40oC: Sinaloa, Jalisco, Colima, Chihuahua (southwest), Tamaulipas, San Luis Potosí, Hidalgo, Guanajuato, Querétaro and Quintana Roo.
Wind Forecast for April 3, 2020:
Wind with gusts of 50 to 60 km/h: Chihuahua, Durango, Zacatecas, San Luis Potosí, Veracruz and Oaxaca; with possible whirlwinds in Coahuila, Nuevo León and Tamaulipas.
Wind gusts of 40 to 50 km/h: Baja California Peninsula, Sonora, Aguascalientes, Nayarit, Jalisco and Guanajuato, Campeche and Yucatan.
Forecast by Region:
Mexico Valley: Partially cloudy morning sky with increased clouds in the afternoon, as well as the probability of showers in Mexico City and the State of Mexico, which will be accompanied by electric shocks and hail fall. East component wind from 10 to 25 km/h with 40 km/h gusts in the region. In Mexico City, a maximum temperature of 27 to 29oC and a minimum of 12 to 14oC are forecast. For the capital of the State of Mexico, maximum temperature from 23 to 25oC and minimum of 5 to 7oC.
Baja California Peninsula: Partially cloudy sky. Warm atmosphere in Baja California and hot in Baja California Sur. Northwest wind with gusts of 40 to 50 km/h in the region.
North Pacific: Partially cloudy skies. Warm atmosphere in Sonora and hot in Sinaloa. Southwest wind from 10 to 25 km/h in the region with gusts of 40 to 50 km/h in Sonora.
Pacific Center: Clear skies during the day with increased clouds and isolated rains in the afternoon in Michoacán. Very hot atmosphere and west wind from 15 to 30 km/h with gusts of 40 to 50 km/h in Jalisco and Nayarit.
South Pacific: Cloudy afternoon sky with heavy spot rains accompanied by electric shocks and hail drop in Chiapas and shower intervals in Oaxaca. Very hot atmosphere and south component wind of 15 to 30 km/h in the region with gusts of 50 to 60 km/h in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec.
Gulf of Mexico: Cloudy afternoon sky with severe spot rains, electric shocks and hail drop in Tamaulipas, shower intervals in Veracruz, as well as isolated rains in Tabasco. Fog banks in mountainous areas. Hot atmosphere. East and southeast wind with gusts of 50 to 60 km/h in the region with possible formation of whirlwinds in Tamaulipas.
Yucatan Peninsula: Clear skies most of the day. Very warm atmosphere. Wind from the east and southeast of 10 to 25 km/h in the region with gusts of 40 to 50 km/h in Campeche and Yucatan.
Mesa del Norte: Cloudy sky with very heavy spot rains, electric shocks and hail drop in Coahuila, heavy rains in Nuevo León and isolated in San Luis Potosí. Warm atmosphere during the day. Variable direction wind of 15 to 30 km/h in the region with gusts of 50 to 60 km/h in Chihuahua, Durango, Zacatecas and San Luis Potosí, and 40 to 50 km/h in Sonora and Aguascalientes; with possible whirlwinds in Coahuila and Nuevo León.
Central Table: Cloudy afternoon sky with intervals of showers in Morelos, Querétaro, Tlaxcala, Puebla and Hidalgo, as well as isolated rains in Guanajuato, all accompanied by electric shocks and possible hail fall. Hot atmosphere and southwest wind from 15 to 30 km/h in the region with gusts of 40 to 50 km/h in Guanajuato.
Maximum rainfall of the last 24 hours (in millimeters) was recorded at:
Puente Club Campestre (Tuxtla Gutiérrez), Chis., 20.3; Toluca Observatory, Méx., 18.8; San Luis (Xochimilco), CDMX, 16.0; La Malinche 2, Pue., 9.2 and El Chico (Mineral del Chico), Hgo., 8.6.
Maximum temperatures (in C) were recorded at:
Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chis., 40.2; Rio Verde, S.L.P., 40.0; Merida, Yuc., 39.5; Zacatepec, Mor., 39.1; Felipe Carrillo Puerto, Q. Roo, 38.2; Cd. Victoria, Tamps. and Campeche, Camp., 37.0; Villahermosa, Tab., 36.8; Colima, Col., 36.0 and Tacubaya, Cd. de Méx. 26.8.
Minimum temperatures (in C) were recorded at:
Basaseachi, Chih., -0.9; Las Vegas, Dgo., 0.3; Amanalco, Edo. Of Mex., 1.2; The Rumorosa, B.C., 1.3; Yécora, Son., 2.7 and Airport, Cd. de Méx., 13.0.