For today, the cold air mass that propelled the cold front No. 36, will begin to modify its characteristics, however, it will continue to generate cold environment with frosts at dawn in high parts of the Mesa del Norte and Mesa Central, as well as very strong «North» event in the Isthmus and Gulf of Tehuantepec, and north component wind in the Yucatan Peninsula, leading to rains in those regions.
On the other hand, a new cold front (No. 37) is forecast to enter the northwest of the country, causing strong wind gusts in that region.
Precipitation forecast for today February 20, 2021:
Chubasque intervals (5.1 to 25 mm): Veracruz, Tabasco, Oaxaca, Chiapas and Quintana Roo.
Insulated rains (0.1 to 5.0 mm): Campeche and Yucatan.
Heavy showers and rains could be accompanied by electric shocks, strong winds and possible hail drop.
Minimum Temperature Forecast for Today February 20, 2021:
Minimum temperatures from -15 to -10oC with frost: Chihuahua, Durango and Coahuila.
Minimum temperatures of -10 to -5oC with frost: mountainous areas of Sonora, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas, San Luis Potosí, Aguascalientes, Guanajuato, Querétaro, Hidalgo and Puebla.
Minimum temperatures of -5 to 0oC with frost: mountainous areas of Baja California, Jalisco (north), Michoacán, Tlaxcala, State of Mexico, Oaxaca and Veracruz.
Minimum temperatures of 0 to 5oC and possible frosts: mountainous areas of Morelos and Mexico City.
Maximum temperature forecast for today February 20, 2021:
Maximum temperatures from 35 to 40oC: Michoacán, Guerrero and Chiapas.
Wind and swell forecast for today February 20, 2021:
«North» event with streaks of 70 to 90 km/h: Isthmus and Gulf of Tehuantepec.
Wind with gusts of 70 to 80 km/h and hoppers: Baja California.
Wind with streaks of 60 to 70 km/h and hoppers: Sonora and Chihuahua.
Wind with streaks of 50 to 60 km/h: Durango.
Wind with streaks of 40 to 50 km/h: Coahuila, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, Yucatan and Quintana Roo.
Swell 2 to 3 meters high: Gulf of Tehuantepec.
Forecast by region:
Valley of Mexico: Cold to very cold environment at dawn and possible frosts in mountainous areas surrounding the Valley of Mexico. Clear sky during the day, no rain. Variable steering wind from 10 to 20 km/h with streaks of 30 km/h. In Mexico City, a maximum temperature of 25 to 27oC and a minimum of 5 to 7oC are forecast. For the capital of the State of Mexico, maximum temperature of 25 to 27oC and minimum of -2 to 0oC.
Baja California Peninsula: Clear sky and no rain. Very cold atmosphere at dawn with frosts in mountainous areas and warm to warm during the afternoon. West component wind 15 to 30 km/h with streaks of 70 to 80 km/h and hoppers in Baja California.
North Pacific: Clear sky and no rain. Very cold atmosphere at dawn with frosts in mountainous areas of the region and warm to warm in the afternoon. West component wind from 15 to 30 km/h with streaks of 60 to 70 km/h and hoppers in Sonora.
Pacific Center: Clouds scattered during the day, without rain in the region. Cold atmosphere at dawn and warm to hot in the afternoon. West component wind 10 to 25 km/h with streaks of 40 km/h.
South Pacific: Medium cloudy to cloudy sky with rains and showers in Oaxaca and Chiapas. Cold atmosphere in the morning and hot in the afternoon. «North» event with streaks of 70 to 90 km/h in the Isthmus and Gulf of Tehuantepec and waves 2 to 3 meters high in the Gulf of Tehuantepec.
Gulf of Mexico: Medium cloudy to cloudy sky during the day with rains and showers in Veracruz and Tabasco. Cold to very cold atmosphere with morning fog banks and warm in the afternoon. East and northeast wind from 10 to 25 km/h with streaks of 40 to 50 km/h in Tamaulipas.
Yucatan Peninsula: Medium cloudy to cloudy sky most of the day, with probability of showers in Quintana Roo and isolated rains in Campeche and Yucatan. Warm to hot environment during the day and north component wind of 15 to 30 km/h with streaks of 40 to 50 km/h in Yucatan and Quintana Roo.
Mesa del Norte: Clear and rain-free sky in the region. Very cold to icy atmosphere in the morning with frost and tempered during the day. Variable steering wind from 15 to 25 km/h with streaks of 60 to 70 km/h and hoppers in Chihuahua, 50 to 60 km/h in Durango and 40 to 50 km/h in Coahuila and Nuevo León.
Central Table: Clear, rain-free sky in the region. Very cold atmosphere with morning frosts in high areas, as well as warm to warm tempered atmosphere in the afternoon. Variable steering wind from 10 to 25 km/h with streaks of 35 km/h in the region.
The maximum rainfall of the last 24 hours (in millimeters) is registedrare in:
Step, Chis. SGT* 50.8; The Crab, Ver., 35.0; Paradise, Tab. SMN* 25.7; San Diego Jimenez, Coah. CILA* 13.2 and Río Lagartos, Yuc. SMN* 13.0.
The maximum temperatures (in C) were recorded at:
Tapachula, Chis., 35.4; Choix, Sin., 33.0; Acapulco, Gro., 30.2; Port Angel, Oax., and Culiacán, Sin., 30.0; Tepic, Nay., 29.2 and Tacubaya Observatory, Mexico City, 25.0.
The minimum temperatures (in C) were recorded at:
Villa de Reyes, S.L.P., -0.8; Tepehuanes, Dgo., -0.5; Zinacantepec, Mex., 0.6; Balleza, Chih., 1.7; Monclova, Coah., 1.8; Pachuca, hgo., 3.2 and Tacubaya Observatory, Cd. de Méx., 8.0.