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Lingering cold air mass affecting most of Mexico

Mexico City, Mexico — A mass of cold air that has been affecting the northeast and central states will continue to linger a bit longer.

The cold air mass dominating the states of the northeast, east and center of the country, causing wind gusts that can exceed 50 kilometers per hour (km / h) on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico and the Yucatan Peninsula, and higher at 60 km / h in the Isthmus and Gulf of Tehuantepec, will stick around says the National Meteorological Service (SMN).

The mass of cold air together with an area of instability in the southeast of the country will cause strong storms in Veracruz, Tabasco, Campeche and Quintana Roo; showers with intervals of showers in Oaxaca, Chiapas and Yucatan and scattered rains in Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, San Luis Potosí, Querétaro, Hidalgo and Puebla.

Minimum temperatures of less than five degrees Celsius are expected in the mountains of Baja California, Sonora, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Aguascalientes, Zacatecas, Durango, Jalisco, Michoacan, Guanajuato, Queretaro, Hidalgo, Veracruz, Puebla, Tlaxcala, State of Mexico and Oaxaca.

In contrast, maximum temperatures of 35 to 40 degrees Celsius are forecast in Baja California Sur, Baja California, Sonora, Sinaloa, Nayarit, Jalisco, Colima, Michoacan, Guerrero, Oaxaca, Chiapas, Chihuahua, Durango, Veracruz and Morelos.

In the forecast by regions, the National Water Commission (Conagua) reported that in the Peninsula of Baja California, it is expected to have cloudy skies and fog banks on the western coast.

Very cold environment in the morning in mountainous areas of Baja California and hot throughout the day and northwest wind from 15 to 30 km / h, with gusts that can exceed 40 km / h on the coasts of Baja California.

In the North Pacific, partially cloudy skies will predominate, very cold in the morning in mountainous areas of Sonora and very hot throughout the day with northwest winds of 15 to 30 km / h. The Pacific Center will maintain a partially cloudy sky, a cold environment in the morning with fog banks and very hot throughout the day with a variable direction wind of 15 to 30 km / h.

It is estimated for the South Pacific, partly cloudy skies, intervals of afternoon showers in Oaxaca and Chiapas, cold environment in the morning and hot in the afternoon. North component wind with gusts that can exceed 60 km / h in the Isthmus and Gulf of Tehuantepec.

The Gulf of Mexico will register cloudy skies in the afternoon, 60 percent chance of strong point storms in Veracruz and Tabasco, as well as scattered rains in Tamaulipas.

Fog banks in the morning in mountainous areas, very cold in the morning in mountainous areas of Veracruz and wind of northern component with gusts exceeding 50 km / h in the region.

In the Yucatan Peninsula, cloudy skies are expected in the afternoon, 60 percent chance of strong thunderstorms in Campeche and Quintana Roo and showers in Yucatan. Temperate environment in the morning and north wind component with gusts that can exceed 50 km / h on the coasts.

For the Mesa del Norte, a cloudy sky and scattered rains are expected in Nuevo León and San Luis Potosí, a very cold environment in the morning, with fog banks, as well as a variable direction wind from 20 to 35 km / h.

The weather for the Central Table will be of a cloudy sky. Scattered showers in Querétaro, Hidalgo and Puebla. As well as very cold atmosphere in the morning with banks of fog and northeast wind from 15 to 30 km / h with gusts of 45 km / h.

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