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The 10th winter storm and the Cold Front 36 will hit Mexico: they will leave temperatures below zero in 20 states of the country

There will also be heavy rains in Puebla and showers (from 5.1 to 25 mm) in the State of Mexico, Guerrero, Morelos and Tlaxcala.  EFE / Miguel Sierra / Archive There will also be heavy rains in Puebla and showers (from 5.1 to 25 mm) in the State of Mexico, Guerrero, Morelos and Tlaxcala. . / Miguel Sierra / Archive

The cold does not give up, and this Thursday, February 18, Subzero temperatures are expected in 20 states of the country.

The National Meteorological Service (SMN) reported in its daily report that in the next few hours, the 10th winter storm will continue to affect northern Mexico, and will favor conditions for falling snow or sleet in Sonora, Chihuahua, Coahuila and Nuevo León.

At the same time, Cold Front Number 36 will hit the east of the Republic, and it will move towards the Yucatan Peninsula. In its wake it will leave heavy rains and a freezing environment in entities in the north and center of the national territory.

This time, the coldest records are expected in Coahuila, -15 to -10 ° C. The minimums will also be below the freezing point in mountain ranges. Chihuahua, Durango, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, and the State of Mexico (-10 to -5 ° C); as well as in mountainous areas of Baja California, Sonora, Zacatecas, San Luis Potosí, Aguascalientes, northern Jalisco, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Puebla, Tlaxcala, Querétaro, Michoacán, Veracruz and Oaxaca (-5 to 0ºC).

On the other hand, in elevated areas of Mexico City and Morelos, the lowest temperatures will go from 0 to 5ºC.

According to the climatic organism, in all the mentioned states frosts could occur and a thermal sensation lower than the indicated forecast could be registered.

Images of the snowfall in Ciudad Juárez on February 14, during the passage of the ninth winter storm (Video 1: Twitter @webcamsdemexico via @ Zapatahm / Video 2: Twitter @webcamsdemexico via @ Juaritos_ / Video 3: Twitter @webcamsdemexico via @ jg_alamo / Video 4: Twitter @webcamsdemexico via @OPQuinto)

In addition, heavy rainfall is also expected in different states.

In Veracruz and Chiapas the rains will be intense (with accumulations of up to 150 l / m2) and could be accompanied by electric shocks, hailstorms and strong gusts of wind during storms.

In Oaxaca and Tabasco, very heavy rainfall is expected (from 50 to 75 l / m2), and in Puebla and Campeche it will be heavy (from 25 to 50 l / m2).

Finally, showers (up to 25 l / m2) are also forecast in Chihuahua, Coahuila, San Luis Potosí, Hidalgo, Yucatán and Quintana Roo, and isolated rains in Sonora, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas and Guanajuato (up to 5 l / m2).

Winds

Photograph of the snowfall in Ciudad Juárez on Sunday, February 14 (Photo: Facebook State Coordination of Civil Protection of Chihuahua @PCreportedeldia) Photograph of the snowfall in Ciudad Juárez on Sunday, February 14 (Photo: Facebook State Coordination of Civil Protection of Chihuahua @PCreportedeldia)

The polar air mass that drives Cold Front Number 36 will generate a strong “North” event, in eastern Mexico.

The most intense streaks will occur in Veracruz and in the Isthmus and Gulf of Tehuantepec, and they will go from 80 to 100 km / h.

On the shores of Tamaulipas, the gusts will be of the order of 70 to 80 km / h and in Tabasco, Campeche and YucatanThey will go from 60 to 70 km / h.

The north will not get rid of the wind. In Baja California This will beat with great force, from 70 to 80 km / h, with the possibility of dust collectors. In the Gulf of California, in Baja California Sur, in Chihuahua, Durango and San Luis Potosí It will also be intense, from 60 to 70 km / h, and in all these entities there could be dustbins.

Finally, in Sonora, Sinaloa, Coahuila, Nuevo León, Zacatecas, Aguascalientes, Jalisco and Quintana Roo, the gusts will be of the order of 50 to 60 km / h.

Climate in CDMX

In the capital of the country, this Thursday, February 18, the temperatures will be somewhat warmer than in previous days. The maximums will move in the next hours between 24 and 26ºC, while the minimum will be between 7 and 9ºC. In high areas of the state, lower records are expected, from 0 to 5ºC. The sky will remain cloudy

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