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Tropical depression Rosa dissipates, but not before dousing regions

Baja California, Mexico — The National Meteorological Service predicted Tropical Storm Rosa to hit land during the nighttime hours along the Baja California coast, and true to their prediction, Rosa made land at 4:30 a.m.

The storm brought with it intense rains for Baja California when she landed between Punta Baja and San José de las Palomas. Continuing with her trajactory, Rosa moved forward where she drenched the regions of Ensenada and Mexicali, San Luis Río Colorado, Puerto Peñasco, Caborca, Plutarco Elias Calles, Pitiquito, Hermosillo and Altar with heavy rainfall.

The National Water Commission warned of strong storms in Baja California Sur, waves of two to five meters off the coast of Sonora and the west of the Baja California Peninsula in addition to gusts of wind greater than 65 kilometers per hour.

By 9:00 a.m. however, Rosa dissipated in between Baja California and the Sea of Cortes.