Sinaloa.- The Early Warning System for tropical cyclones warned that the entire south, north and south of Sinaloa State is on green alert for Hurricane Genevieve, meaning it is in low but important danger, as well as Western Colima, Central and North Jalisco. The 18 municipalities that make up the state of Sinaloa are on alert for the heavy rains that Hurricane Genevieve will cause, which is category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson scale. It is currently located west of the colima coast, with a northwesterly shift, parallel to the Mexican coast.
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After activating the green alert, state and municipal coordination and communication centers should be installed, communications directories and inventory of material and human resources, communication and operations plans and procedures, review list and operating conditions of temporary shelters, identify emergency facilities. In Culiacan, 8 temporary shelters and 42 have already been activated in syndicatures ready to be activated in this rainy season; which have the necessary capacity to serve the population and where all the necessary safety protocols and preventive measures are followed. The owner of this coordination Marco Antonio Martínez de Alba, called on the population to extreme precautions because very heavy rains are predicted with intense punctual rains that would go from 75 to 110 mm throughout the state of Sinaloa, this according to the Alert Bulletin of the Early Warning System for Tropical Cyclones SIAC – CT.
He also reported that monitoring of the trajectory of the Category 4 Hurricane «Genevieve» is maintained, which until this point is located 465 km west of Manzanillo, Col., and 805 km southeast of Cabo San Lucas and is expected to cause heavy rains in the state tomorrow. Genevieve’s hurricane cloud bands will cause severe spot rains in Baja California Sur, Sinaloa, Nayarit, Jalisco, Colima and Michoacán, as well as strong winds and high swells in those states. The population is asked to take extreme precautions in general in the areas of the states mentioned for rain, wind and swell (including sea navigation) and to attend to the recommendations issued by the authorities of the National Civil Protection System, in each entity. By tomorrow, Hurricane «Genevieve» will be located south of the Baja California Peninsula, its extensive cloud bands will generate heavy spot rains in Baja California Sur, Sinaloa, Nayarit, Jalisco, Colima and Michoacán, as well as heavy rains in Durango. In turn, streaks of 90 to 100 km/h and elevated swell of 6 to 8 meters high on the coasts of Baja California Sur and streaks of 50 to 60 km/h with waves of 4 to 6 meters of significant height on the coasts of Sinaloa, Nayarit and Jalisco are expected.While, tropical wave No. 29 will travel through the southeast and south of the national territory, interact with a low pressure channel on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico, causing intense punctual rains in Guerrero, Oaxaca, Chiapas, Campeche and Yucatan, accompanied by electric shocks and wind gusts of 50 km/h.On the other hand, a second channel of low pressure on the center of the country, in interaction with instability at high levels of the atmosphere , will cause heavy rains on very strong punctualities over entities in the north and center of the Mexican Republic, including the Valley of Mexico. Finally, a high pressure system at mid-levels of the atmosphere will maintain temperatures above 45oC in Baja California, Sonora and Chihuahua.You may be interested:This will be the trajectory that Hurricane ‘Genevieve’ will follow next daysClimate today: Hurricane Genevieve will affect northwestern Mexico tonightLever at least 5 beaches of Mexico per Hurricane Genevieve