Night of intense winds in Mexico: gusts of up to 50 km woke up citizens in the early morning

The Secretariat for Comprehensive Risk Management and Civil Protection predicts that for the early hours of this Thursday and the course of the day there will be strong winds of up to 50 kilometers per hour (Photo: SMN / Conagua Clima)
The Secretariat for Comprehensive Risk Management and Civil Protection predicts that for the early hours of this Thursday and the course of the day there will be strong winds of up to 50 kilometers per hour (Photo: SMN / Conagua Clima)

During the early hours of this Thursday Cold Front Number 24 is traveling through the northeast of the Mexican Republic and the Fourth Winter Storm was located over the north of the country and will interact with the polar jet current, which will cause a frigid environment and fall of snow and / or sleet in high areas of the northwest of Aguascalientes, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, the north of Jalisco, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí, Sonora and Zacatecas.

Reports from the National Water Commission (Conagua) foresee for today an environment from very cold to icy, this in the north and northeast of the country; Minimum temperatures of -15 to -10 degrees Celsius with frosts in the mountains of Chihuahua and Durango; from -10 to -5 degrees Celsius and frosts in the northern mountains of Aguascalientes, Baja California, Coahuila, northern Jalisco, Nuevo León, western San Luis Potosí, Sonora and Zacatecas; from -5 to 0 degrees Celsius with frosts in the mountain ranges of the State of Mexico and Tamaulipas; 0 to 5 degrees Celsius and possible frosts in the mountainous areas of Mexico City, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, northern Michoacán, northwest Oaxaca, Puebla, Querétaro, Tlaxcala and Veracruz.

Similarly, snowfall and sleet are forecast in eastern, central and southern Chihuahua, the north and west of Coahuila, the northwest of Durango, the north, the center and the west of Nuevo León, the north of San Luis Potosí and the east of Zacatecas.

The effects of the blizzards were perceived at dawn by Mexicans, who began to report that they heard the wind and the force with which it was hitting in various areas of the country.

Wind gusts of 50 to 60 kilometers are expected in the states of Campeche, Quintana Roo, Yucatán, Aguascalientes, Baja California and Baja California Sur.  (Photo: Conagua)
Wind gusts of 50 to 60 kilometers are expected in the states of Campeche, Quintana Roo, Yucatán, Aguascalientes, Baja California and Baja California Sur. (Photo: Conagua)

Official information indicates that strong winds are expected with gusts of 70 to 80 km / h and possible dustbins in Coahuila, Guanajuato, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí and Zacatecas; South component wind with gusts exceeding 70 km / h in Chiapas, Oaxaca and Veracruz.

On the other hand, gusts of wind are expected from 50 to 60 kilometers in the states of Campeche, Quintana Roo, Yucatán, Aguascalientes, Baja California and Baja California Sur, including the Sea of ​​Cortés, Chihuahua, Mexico City, State of Mexico, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Michoacán, Puebla, Querétaro and Tlaxcala.

The conditions indicated will be generated by the Fourth Winter Storm, Cold Front Number 24, and the polar air mass that drives it.

PANORAMA IN THE CAPITAL

The Secretariat for Comprehensive Risk Management and Civil Protection forecast that for the early morning of this Thursday and the course of the day there are strong winds of up to 50 kilometers per hour. Following this same line, he ruled out rain, but foresees a cloudy and cold sky.

Similarly, the orange alert remains active in the capital’s municipalities of Xochimilco, Tlalpan, Milpa Alta, Álvaro Obregón and Cuajimalpa.

The authorities recommended that the population not climb to high places exposed to the wind, remove objects that may fall and move away from places with a possible risk of falling (PHOTO: ROGELIO MORALES /CUARTOSCURO.COM)
The authorities recommended that the population not climb to high places exposed to the wind, remove objects that may fall and move away from places with a possible risk of falling (PHOTO: ROGELIO MORALES /CUARTOSCURO.COM)

In this situation, The authorities recommended that the population not climb to high places exposed to the wind, remove objects that may fall and move away from places with possible risk of falling.

Regarding the Valley of Mexico, cold weather is expected in the morning and frosts at dawn with temperatures that can reach -5 degrees Celsius in mountainous areas of the State of Mexico and 0 degrees Celsius in the high areas of Mexico City. South and southwest wind from 15 to 35 kilometers with gusts of 65 kilometers per hour.

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