90% chance of new tropical storm forming off the coast of Jalisco in the next 24-hours

The National Weather Service monitors two low-pressure zones located in the Pacific Ocean; the first, with a 90 percent (%) chance to evolve into a tropical cyclone in the 48-hour forecast was located approximately 470 kilometers (km) southwest of Cabo Corrientes, Jalisco, and is moving northwest at 16 km/h.

There is a second zone of low pressure developing in the south that could intensify and be an area of concern for the Pacific Coast next week.

The weather forecasts for this Thursday indicate that there will be intense rains (from 75 to 150 millimeters [mm]) in the regions of Chiapas, Chihuahua, Durango, Guerrero, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo and Sinaloa; very strong (from 50 to 75 mm) in zones of Baja California Sur, Campeche, Mexico City, State of Mexico, Jalisco, Michoacan, Nayarit, Tabasco, Veracruz, and Yucatan; strong (of 25 a fifty mm) in areas of Colima, Morelos, Puebla, and Zacatecas; and intervals of showers (from 5 to 25 mm) in Aguascalientes, Baja California, Coahuila, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, New Lion, queretaro, Saint Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas Y Tlaxcala.

The rainfall will be with lightning, strong winds, and possible hailstorms, and could cause landslides, an increase in the levels of rivers and streams, overflows and floods in low-lying areas of the mentioned states.

Likewise, strong winds are forecast with gusts of 50 to 60 kilometers per hour (km/h) and surf of 1 to 3 meters (m) of height in costs of Baja California Sur, Colima, Jalisco, Nayarit, and Sinaloa.

The conditions described will be generated by the Mexican monsoon positioned in the northwest of the country, the tropical waves 25 and 26 that will cover the east, center, and south of the national territory and the Yucatan Peninsula, and the monsoon trough over the Mexican southeast, a low-pressure channel extended along the Sierra Madre Occidental, the entry of moisture from the Pacific Ocean from the two previously mentioned storms forming off the coast of Mexico.

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