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Intense storms likely as Category 4 Hurricane Bud moves north

This morning, the National Meteorological Service (SMN) reported that hurricane “Bud” intensified to category 4.

The cloud bands of “Bud” favor the potential of intense and torrential rains in Jalisco, Colima, Michoacán and Nayarit, and intense in Sinaloa and Durango.

In the most recent warning issued by the agency dependent on the National Water Commission (Conagua), they specified that the hurricane is located 360 kilometers west-southwest of Playa Perula, Jalisco, and 365 kilometers southwest of Cabo Corrientes, Jalisco, and 560 kilometers south-southeast of Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur.

They indicated that “Bud” records sustained winds of 215 kilometers per hour and gusts of 260 kilometers per hour, with displacement towards the northwest at 11 kilometers per hour.

In addition, their cloud bands favor the potential of intense torrential storms in Jalisco, Colima, Michoacán, and Nayarit; very strong to punctual storms in Durango and Sinaloa; and strong storms to punctual very strong in Zacatecas, Guanajuato, Aguascalientes, and Guerrero.

With these climatic conditions, the National Meteorological Service recommended to the population in general extreme caution in the areas of the states mentioned by rains, wind, and waves (including maritime navigation) and meet the recommendations issued by the authorities of the National Civil Protection System, in each entity.