The National Meteorological Service (SMN) reported this morning that the Tropical Storm ‘Norma’ advances in the Gulf of California towards the north of Sinaloa.
It was 6:15 in the morning 85 km northeast of La Paz, Baja California Sur, and 145 km southwest of Los Mochis, Sinaloa.
Because of this, the SMN of the National Water Commission (Conagua) maintains a prevention zone for the effects of a tropical storm from Santa Fe to San Evaristo, Baja California Sur, and from Huatabampito to Mazatlán, Sinaloa.
It is currently moving towards the northeast-east at a speed of 11 km/h, with a wind speed of 95 km/h and gust of 110 km/h.
The National Civil Protection Coordination (CNPC) issued an orange “high risk” alert for the center and north of Sinaloa.
Your way through Sinaloa is the reason intermittent rain showers in the entity, as well as occasional extremes in Chihuahua and Durango; very strong in Baja California Sur and Sonora; as well as fortresses in Nayarit and Coahuila (north); which can raise the level of rivers and streams, create landslides and floods.
Estimated wind gusts of 80 to 100 km/h, possible formation of waterspouts and waves of 4 to 6 meters high on the coast of Sinaloa; wind gusts of 60 to 80 km/h and waves of 1 to 3 meters high on the coasts of Baja California Sur and Nayarit; in addition to wind gusts of 40 to 60 km/h and possible dust devils in Sonora.
Conagua recommends extra caution to the general population in the areas of the aforementioned states due to rain, wind, and waves (including maritime navigation) and responding to the recommendations issued by the authorities of the National Civil Protection System, in each entity.