Hurricane Genevieve evolved to category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson scale on Tuesday morning, with sustained maximum winds of 210 kilometers per hour off the coast of Manzanillo, Colima and south-southeast of Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur.
Heavy rains are expected in Colima, Jalisco, Michoacán, Nayarit and very strong in regions of Durango, Sinaloa, Baja California Sur and Zacatecas. In addition to a swell of 4 to 6 meters on the coasts of Colima, Jalisco and Michoacán.
To the rains caused by Genevieve is added a channel of low pressure that will cause instability and heavy rains in Guanajuato, Guerrero, Oaxaca, Mexico City, State of Mexico, Morelos, Puebla and Veracruz.
There will also be less heavy rains in Aguascalientes, Baja California, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Hidalgo, Nuevo León, Querétaro, San Luis Potosí, Sonora, Tamaulipas and Tlaxcala.
⚠️ #Genevieve #Huracán category 3 was intensified, its center is located south-southeast of the coast of #BajaCaliforniaSur. More information: https://t.co/VVYNAjY7Uo pic.twitter.com/xHnPXec11a
— CONAGUA Climate (@conagua_clima) August 18, 2020
There will be strong winds in Oaxaca and Sonora, as well as in the Isthmus region of Tehuantepec.
In the southeast, The Tropical Wave Number 29, which is located in the south of the Yucatan Peninsula, will cause very heavy rains with electric shocks and hailstones in Campeche and Chiapas, and forts in locations of Quintana Roo, Tabasco and Yucatan.
High temperatures of 45 to 50 degrees Celsius will be recorded in The north of the country in Baja California, Chihuahua and Sonora; 40 to 45 degrees Celsius in Baja California Sur, Campeche, Coahuila, Nuevo León, Sinaloa, Tamaulipas and Yucatan, and 35 to 40 degrees Celsius in Chiapas, Durango, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacán, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, East San Luis Potosí, Tabasco and Northern Veracruz.
While in the lower temperatures will be recorded minimums of 0 to 5 degrees Celsius in mountainous areas of Chihuahua, Durango, State of Mexico, Puebla and Zacatecas.
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