An elongated area of low pressure centered a few hundred miles south of Manzanillo, Mexico, is producing widespread showers and thunderstorms.
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This system is expected to become a tropical cyclone on Wednesday or Thursday while it moves generally northward
or northwestward near the coast of southwestern Mexico and Baja California Sur.
Residents along the coasts of Colima, Jalisco, Nayarit and Baja California Sur should monitor the progress of this system, and tropical storm watches or warnings could be required for a portion of those areas later today. (UPDATE: MEXICO’S WEATHER SERVICE ISSUES FIRST WATCHES AND WARNINGS)
Regardless of development, very heavy rain is expected over the next few days which could cause life-threatening flash floods and mudslides.
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Over the last few days, Puerto Vallarta has received heavy rains, floods, and landslides. Additional rains from the low pressure could cause concern for those in areas prone to flooding and landslides.
Keep up with the latest weather development with Puerto Vallarta Daily News.