The national territory will prepare to welcome the Cold Front number seven which will begin to approach this Sunday, October 22, reported the National Water Commission (Conagua).
Cold Front number seven will approach northwest Mexico and join a polar jet stream, producing isolated showers in Baja California as well as wind gusts and strong waves on the west coast.
According to the federal agency, it will be on Monday, October 23, when Cold Front number seven will enter the national territory through the Baja California Peninsula. This frontal system will be associated with a “wandering of the middle and upper levels of the atmosphere and the polar jet stream”, but what does this mean?
The above means that these conditions will cause an increase in clouds, especially in northwestern Mexico, which will cause heavy rain in Sonora and Chihuahua as well as showers in Baja California.
As for the wind, it will reach 40 to 60 kilometers per hour with possible dust devils in Baja California, Baja California Sur, and Sonorathese same areas will experience a drop in temperature.
For Tuesday, October 24, Cold Front number seven will continue its path to the northwest and north of the national territory. According to Conagua, on this day the interaction of the Cold Front with the trough at medium and high levels, as well as the polar jet stream, will continue.
The effects it will bring are occasional heavy rains and rains in the northwest and north. At the same time, wind gusts of 40 to 60 kilometers per hour are expected with possible dust devils in Baja California, Baja California Sur, Sonora, Chihuahua, and Durango. There is also a drop in temperature.
How much will the temperature drop due to Cold Front 7?
According to Conagua, these are the mountainous areas where there is a marked drop in temperature. The following are the main ones:
Minimum temperature of zero to five degrees centigrade for early Monday morning: mountains of Baja California, Sonora, Chihuahua, Durango, Zacatecas, State of Mexico, Tlaxcala, Puebla, Hidalgo, Veracruz and Oaxaca.
Meanwhile, in the lower areas there are the following temperatures:
Maximum temperatures of 35 to 40 °C in Baja California, Sonora, Coahuila, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, Campeche, Yucatán and Quintana Roo.
Maximum temperatures of 30 to 35 °C in Baja California Sur, San Luis Potosí, Sinaloa, Nayarit, Jalisco, Colima, Michoacan, Guerrero, Oaxaca, Chiapas, Veracruz and Tabasco.
Cold Front Number 7 keys
- This will happen on Monday, October 23, when Cold Front number seven enters the national territory through the Baja California Peninsula.
- It will cause heavy rains in Sonora and Chihuahua, as well as showers in Baja California.
- This will cause possible dust devils in Baja California, Baja California Sur, Sonora, Chihuahua, and Durango.
- It will cause single-digit temperatures in the mountainous areas of Baja California, Sonora, Chihuahua, Durango, Zacatecas, State of Mexico, Tlaxcala, Puebla, Hidalgo, Veracruz and Oaxaca.