Mexico.- For today, the no. 13 frontal system will be extended with stationary characteristics over the Yucatan Peninsula and the southeastern territory of the national territory, interact with the tropical depression «Iota», lead to heavy rains to torrential in the east, south and Yucatan Peninsula. The cold air mass associated with the front, will maintain cold environment on features of the north, northeast, east and center of the country, with frosts at dawn in mountainous areas of the Mesa del Norte and the Central Table, morning mists along the Sierra Madre Oriental, as well as very strong to intense «North» event in the south of the coast of the Gulf of Mexico, the Yucatan Peninsula and Isthmus and Gulf of Tehuantepec. In addition, in the afternoon it is planned to approach a new cold front to the northwest of the country.
Precipitation Forecast for Today November 18, 2020:
Heavy rains with torrential occasional rains (150 to 250 mm) in: Oaxaca, Veracruz and Chiapas.
Very heavy rains with heavy spot rainfall (75 to 150 mm) in: Puebla, Tabasco and Quintana Roo.
Heavy rains with very heavy spot rainfall (50 to 75 mm) in: Campeche.
Intervals of showers with heavy spot rainfall (25 to 50 mm) in: Hidalgo and Yucatan.
Chubasque intervals (5.1 to 25 mm) in: Tamaulipas (south), San Luis Potosí and Querétaro.
Isolated rains (0.1 to 5 mm) in: Guanajuato, State of Mexico, Mexico City, Morelos and Tlaxcala.
Rains could be accompanied by electric shocks, hail drop and strong wind gusts during storms. In addition to increased levels of rivers and streams, deslaves and floods in low-ground areas.
Minimum Temperature Forecast for Today November 18, 2020:
Minimum temperatures of -5 to 0oC with frost: Mountainous areas of Chihuahua and Durango.
Minimum temperatures from 0 to 5oC and possible frosts: Mountainous areas of Nuevo León, Zacatecas, State of Mexico, Tlaxcala, Puebla and Veracruz.
Maximum temperature forecast for today November 18, 2020:
Maximum temperatures from 35 to 40oC: Sonora, Sinaloa, Nayarit, Colima and Michoacán.
Wind and swell forecast for today November 18, 2020:
«North» event with streaks of 90 to 110 km/h in the Isthmus and Gulf of Tehuantepec and 60 to 70 km/h on the coasts of Veracruz (central and south), Tabasco, Campeche, Yucatan and Quintana Roo.
Wind with streaks of 40 to 50 km/h: Coahuila, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, San Luis Potosí, Zacatecas, Aguascalientes, Jalisco, Guanajuato, Querétaro, State of Mexico, Mexico City, Puebla and Guerrero.
Swell 3 to 5 meters high in the Gulf of Tehuantepec, coasts of Yucatan and Quintana Roo and 2 to 4 meters high on the coast of Veracruz, Tabasco and Campeche.
Forecast by region:
Valley of Mexico: Medium cloudy to cloudy sky with cold environment, frosts and fog banks at dawn in high areas surrounding the Valley of Mexico, with the likelihood of isolated rains in the region. North wind from 10 to 20 km/h with streaks of 45 km/h. In Mexico City, a maximum temperature of 15 to 17oC and a minimum of 8 to 10oC are forecast. For the capital of the State of Mexico, maximum temperature from 15 to 17oC and minimum of 1 to 3oC.
Baja California Peninsula: Sky clear most of the day and no rain in the region. Cold atmosphere during the morning and warm in the afternoon. West and northwest wind from 15 to 30 km/h.
North Pacific: Clear sky most of the day, no rain in the region. Cold atmosphere in the morning and hot in the afternoon. Variable steering wind from 15 to 30 km/h.
Pacific Center: Clear, rain-free sky in the region. Very hot atmosphere and east wind from 15 to 30 km/h with streaks of 40 to 50 km/h in Jalisco.
South Pacific: Cloudy sky with torrential spot rains in Oaxaca and Chiapas. Very hot environment in coastal areas. Intense «North» event with streaks of 90 to 110 km/h in the Isthmus and Gulf of Tehuantepec and swell of 3 to 5 meters high in that Gulf. Wind with streaks of 40 to 50 km/h in Guerrero.
Gulf of Mexico: Cloudy sky with torrential occasional rains in Veracruz, intense in Tabasco, as well as shower intervals in Tamaulipas (south). Very cold atmosphere at dawn with fog banks over mountains of the region. «North» event with streaks of 60 to 70 km/h on the coast of Veracruz (central and south) and Tabasco, from 40 to 50 km/h in Tamaulipas and swell of 2 to 4 meters high on the coasts of Veracruz and Tabasco.
Yucatan Peninsula: Cloudy sky during the day with intense spot rains in Quintana Roo; very strong in Campeche, and strong in Yucatan. Tempered environment. «North» event with streaks of 60 to 70 km/h on the coast of Campeche, Yucatan and Quintana Roo. Swell 3 to 5 meters high on the coasts of Yucatan and Quintana R2 to 4 meters high on the coasts of Campeche.
Mesa del Norte: Medium cloudy sky with shower intervals in San Luis Potosí. Very cold atmosphere with frosts at dawn in mountainous areas of the region and temperate atmosphere during the afternoon. East component wind with streaks of 40 to 50 km/h in the region.
Central Table: Medium cloudy to cloudy sky, with intense spot rains in Puebla; strong in Hidalgo; intervals of showers in Querétaro, as well as isolated rains in Guanajuato, Morelos and Tlaxcala. Cold environment with morning frosts in mountainous areas. East and northeast wind from 15 to 30 km/h with streaks of 40 to 50 km/h in the region.
The maximum rainfall of the last 24 hours (in millimeters) was recorded in:
Angel Rosario Cabada, Ver., 59.8; Progress, Yuc., 40.0; Jacatepec, Oax., 35.0; The Union, Q. Roo., 32.2 and Monclova, Camp. 21.2.
The maximum temperatures (in C) were recorded at:
Choix, Sin., 38.2; Colima, Col., 36.4; Tapachula, Chis., 36.0; Cd. Constitución, B.C.S., 35.3; Acapulco, Gro., 33.9; Chetumal, Q.Roo, 33.4 and Tacubaya, Cd. de Méx., 18.0.
The minimum temperatures (in C) were recorded at:
Balleza, Chih., -3.7; Pachuca, Hg., -0.7; San Dimas, Dgo., 1.4; Senguio, Mich., 3.7; Amecameca, 4.1 and Mexico City International Airport, 11.0.