Today's weather in Mexico: heavy rains forecast in western Mexico due to cold front and winter storm

This Wednesday, the 27th cold front and the fifth winter storm are located over the northwest of Mexico and in a dissipation stage. 

Together with the abundant humidity from the Pacific Ocean, they will maintain the potential for heavy to occasional intense rains over the western and northern states of Mexico, as well as possible snowfall and/or sleet in the mountainous areas of Chihuahua and Durango. On the other hand, front No. 26 will extend with characteristics of stationary and in process of dissipation on the Yucatan Peninsula.

Precipitation for today

Very heavy to punctual intense rains (75 to 150 liters per square meter) in Nayarit, Jalisco, Durango (south and west) and Sinaloa (south).

Heavy rains with very strong punctual (50 to 75 liters per square meter) for Zacatecas and Colima.

Intervals of heavy rain showers (25 to 50 liters per square meter) in Coahuila, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, Aguascalientes, and Michoacán.

Downpour intervals (5.1 to 25 liters per square meter) in Baja California Sur, Chihuahua, San Luis Potosi, Guanajuato, Guerrero and Chiapas.

Isolated rainfall (0.1 to 5.0 liters per square meter) for Sonora, Oaxaca, Veracruz, Yucatan and Quintana Roo.

Rains may be accompanied by electric shocks.

Snowfall and/or sleet is also expected in the mountainous areas of Chihuahua and Durango.

Minimum Temperature Forecast for Today

Minimum temperatures of -10 to -5°C and frost in the mountains of Baja California, Sonora, Chihuahua and Durango.

Minimum temperatures of -5°C to 0°C and frost for mountain ranges in the states of Coahuila, Zacatecas, Aguascalientes, Hidalgo, Puebla, Tlaxcala and the State of Mexico.

Wind Forecast for Today

Wind gusts of 80 km/h are expected and possible hoppers in Zacatecas, Aguascalientes and San Luis Potosi. There will also be wind gusts over 60 km / h and possible hoppers in areas of Durango, Colima, Nayarit, Jalisco, Queretaro and Guanajuato. Wind with gusts over 50 km/h for Baja California Sur, Michoacán, Mexico City and State of Mexico.

Waves of 2 to 3 meters high on the west coast of the Baja California Peninsula.

Forecast by Regions

Valley of Mexico: Partly cloudy sky with a warm atmosphere during the day. Wind from the south from 10 to 25 km/h with gusts of up to 50 km/h. In Mexico City a maximum temperature of 22 to 24°C and a minimum of 8 to 10°C is forecast. For the State of Mexico maximum temperature from 20 to 22°C and minimum from 0 to 2°C.

Baja California Peninsula: Cloudy sky in the region, with rain showers in Baja California Sur. Cool environment during the day. Wind direction variable from 15 to 30 km/h with gusts of 50 km/h in Baja California Sur and waves of 2 to 3 meters high on the west coast of the Baja California Peninsula.

North Pacific: Cloudy sky with occasional heavy rain in Sinaloa (south) and isolated in Sonora. Temperate environment during the day. Wind from the northwest from 15 to 30 km/h with gusts of 45 km/h.

Central Pacific: Cloudy skies in the region with occasional heavy rain in Nayarit and Jalisco; very strong in Colima and strong in Michoacán. Warm atmosphere. Wind from the west from 15 to 30 km/h, with gusts over 60 km/h in Colima, Nayarit and Jalisco, as well as 50 km/h in Michoacán.

South Pacific: Half cloudy sky during the day, in the afternoon it will increase in cloudiness and rain intervals are predicted in Guerrero and Chiapas, as well as isolated rains in Oaxaca. Wind direction variable from 10 to 25 km/h.

Gulf of Mexico: Medium cloudy skies in the region, in the afternoon heavy showers are forecast in Tamaulipas and isolated rains in Veracruz. Warm atmosphere during the day. Wind east and southeast from 10 to 25 km/h.

Yucatan Peninsula: Medium cloudy sky in the region, isolated rains are forecast in Yucatan and Quintana Roo. Hot weather and east wind from 10 to 25 km/h.

Northern Table: Medium to overcast sky with intense punctual rains in Durango (south and west), very strong in Zacatecas, strong in Coahuila, Nuevo Leon and Aguascalientes and interval of showers in Chihuahua and San Luis Potosi. Fresh atmosphere during the day. Wind west from 20 to 30 km/h with gusts that can exceed 80 km/h in Zacatecas, Aguascalientes and San Luis Potosi and gusts over 60 km/h in Durango. As well as possible snowfall and/or sleet in mountainous areas of Chihuahua and Durango.

Central Table: Half cloudy sky most of the day. Temperate environment and wind of variable direction from 10 to 25 km/h with gusts of 60 km/h in Querétaro and Guanajuato.

With information from Conagua