Storm “Grace” will pass near the peninsula
From the middle of the week, heavy rain falls on the Yucatan Peninsula due to the approach of a tropical storm “Beauty“.
Merida. Since the middle of this week starting this Sunday, the meteorological conditions In the Yucatan Peninsula area they will become very unstable because it could be a storm Tropical ‘blessing’ Which is currently located in the Caribbean, enters the Gulf of Mexico, passes near the peninsula, its forecast is shared by Juan Antonio Palma Solís, Coordinator of Meteored Mexico.
Forecasts indicate that in these first days of the week, there will be scattered rain in our area due to the passage of Tropical Wave No. 25, is gradually decreasing. However, since Thursday, the Tropical Storm “Grace” will reach the eastern Gulf of Mexico, Extension of the basin towards the peninsula region, which will significantly increase rainfall and electrical storms.
Where will the storm “blessing” pass?
According to the official projection of the National Hurricane Center of the United States, “Grace” could be located 440 kilometers north of Rio Lagartos, Yucatan Thursday afternoon, heading west to northwest as a tropical storm. However, some prediction models suggest that ‘grace’ could get very close to the peninsula, although it may have weakened or even degraded into a tropical wave.
Regardless of the intensity of the system, it is expected in all projected scenarios that the effect of this phenomenon arises from very heavy rainfall, which can leave accumulated precipitation between 50 and 75 mm in Yucatan, Campeche, and Quintana Roo From the middle of the week, in addition to strong winds in coastal areas. It is recommended to be aware of forecast updates and the evolution of this tropical cyclone.
“Fred” addresses the United States
On the other hand, Tropical Storm “Fred” occurred this afternoon at 26.2N 85.2W, about 330 kilometers southwest of Tampa, Florida. A maximum wind speed of 65 km/h was recorded with a central pressure of at least 1007 hectopascals. It was moving northwest-northwest at a rate of 19 km/h
Fred is expected to hit northwest Florida on Monday night, and by Tuesday morning it will be low over Alabama, gradually weakening.
With information from: Juan Antonio Palma Solís, Meteored Mexico Coordinator.
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