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Tropical Storm Henriette has formed off of Mexico’s Pacific coast, but forecasters say it’s likely to curve out to sea and weaken before hitting land. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Henriette had maximum sustained winds of 40 mph (65 kph) early Monday and was located about 245 miles (390 kilometers) south-southwest of the southern...
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On the ground, climate change is hitting us where it counts: the stomach — not to mention the forests, plants and animals. A new United Nations scientific report examines how global warming and land interact in a vicious cycle. Human-caused climate change is dramatically degrading the land, while the way people use the land is...
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The center of newly formed Tropical Storm Cosme was located near latitude 15.6 North, longitude 115.7 West. Cosme is moving toward the west-northwest near 14 mph (22 km/h), and this general motion is expected to continue today, followed by a turn to the northwest on Sunday. Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph (85 km/h)...
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Major Hurricane Barbara is rapidly gaining strength as it pushes west-northwest over the Pacific Ocean. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says the storm now has maximum sustained winds of 130 mph (215 kph), with higher gusts. That enters the range of a Category 4 hurricane. The storm was centered about 1,060 miles (1,705 kilometers) southwest...
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A heavy rain and hail storm affected the municipalities of the metropolitan area of ​​Guadalajara and Tlaquepaque, around one o’clock this Sunday morning. The accumulation of ice was unusual, in Tlaquepaque there were streets where it reached up to one meter in height, so emergency services used heavy machinery for the removal. “We are doing...
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A new tropical storm has formed far off Mexico’s southern coast, and the U.S. National Hurricane Center says it’s likely to reach hurricane strength, though without threatening land. Tropical Storm Barbara was centered about 850 miles (1,370 kilometers) south of the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula on Sunday and was heading to the...
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The first hurricane of the Eastern Pacific season has weakened into a remnant low-pressure system far off the coast of Mexico. Alvin’s maximum sustained winds hit nearly 75 mph (120 kph) Thursday evening, but the U.S. National Hurricane Center says winds were down to 30 mph (45 kph) Saturday morning, when it was centered about...
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At 900 AM MDT (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Alvin was located near latitude 14.7 North, longitude 109.4 West. Alvin is moving toward the west near 14 mph (22 km/h). A westward to west-northwestward motion with some decrease in forwarding speed is expected over the next few days. Maximum sustained winds have increased...
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Given the importance of timely monitoring of hurricanes with local information, Mayor Arturo Dávalos Peña found support for his proposal to build a Regional Hurricane Monitoring Center in Puerto Vallarta, a project in which he has been working towards since the last administration, and which is a priority for decision making in case of contingency....
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Carbon dioxide concentrations in Earth’s atmosphere have reached 415 parts per million – a level that last occurred more than three million years ago, long before the evolution of humans. This news adds to the growing concern that climate change will likely wreak serious damage on our planet in the coming decades. While Earth has...
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The Government of Mexico predicted on Wednesday that four to six cyclones out of a total of 33 expected to be formed in the Pacific (19) and Atlantic (14) oceans, will make landfall in Mexico. “The forecast indicates that 33 systems will be presented, 6 above the historical average,” said the head of the National...
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The 2019 Pacific hurricane season is an annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation, in which tropical cyclones form in the eastern Pacific Ocean. The season officially begins today, May 15, in the East Pacific Ocean and will end on November 30. These dates conventionally delimit the period of each year when most tropical cyclones form...
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Tropical Storm Xavier is bringing heavy rains and gusty winds to Mexico’s central Pacific coast, though it’s expected to head out to sea and avoid a direct hit on land. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says the storm was centered about 105 miles (170 kilometers) west-southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico, on Monday morning and was headed...
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Tropical Storm Xavier is moving toward the north near 6 mph (9 km/h). A turn toward the northwest and west-northwest at a similar forward speed is expected tonight and on Monday, followed by a westward motion by Tuesday. On the forecast track, Xavier’s center is expected to remain offshore the coast of southwestern Mexico and...
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Tropical Storm Xavier, which strengthens as it moves east-northeast and is located southwest of the coasts of Colima and Jalisco, reported the National Meteorological Service (SMN). In its Tropical Cyclone notice for the Pacific Ocean, the agency noted that Xavier is the first tropical cyclone to reach the letter “X” since the year 1992, in...
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