If this forecast is met, it would be an unprecedented winter storm at least in recent years La Paz, Baja California Sur (BCS). Through MetMex Baja California Sur, adverse weather conditions that would affect the middle peninsula this weekend. Low temperatures, rain, hail and sleet are expected to be present in the state as a result of an unprecedented winter storm.
The site reported that a low deep pressure would be turning into a major winter storm that would hit the middle peninsula on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, as well as Baja California and Sonora. At the moment, the low pressure formation is located just off the coast of California, United States, but tomorrow, Friday, February 17, will be when it reaches Baja California, increasing its intensity.
Saturday will be located in the Gulf of California, between Baja California, Sonora, Baja California Sur and Sinaloa. On Sunday, it will enter Chihuahua, Durango, Coahuila and Zacatecas, although its effects of rain and wind will spread through Nayarit, Jalisco, Colima, Michoacan, Aguascalientes and Guanajuato, while on Sunday afternoon at the latest, Conditions to “normal”.
Also, the wind speed in Baja California Sur is expected to reach 100 kilometers per hour in high areas of the state, with gusts up to 70 and 90 kilometers per hour in isolated locations; In addition, precipitation is expected on Saturday and Sunday, which will be potentially in n Sierra de la Laguna, El Pescadero, Todos Santos, El Carrizal, Puerto de Pichilingue and nearby areas, San Juanico, San Ignacio, Sierra de San Francisco, Bahia Asunción, Tortuga Bay and north of Vizcaino; However, it was reported that the entire state will have rain, but with smaller accumulations than at these sites.
Metmex also announced that both hail and sleet are expected at specific sites in the middle peninsula, occurring mainly in sites such as Bartolo, San Antonio, El Triunfo, El Carrizal, Santiago, Miraflores, Caduaño, north of San José del Cabo, South and west of La Paz, Ciudad Constitución, Insurgentes City, Santa Rosalía, San Ignacio, Vizcaíno, Guerrero Negro.
In the matter of Swell, waves of up to 2 meters are expected in La Paz and Los Cabos, while in Guerrero Negro and San Juanico they would reach up to 4.5 meters from 5:00 on Saturday until 23:00 on Sunday, according to MetMex estimated.
Temperatures are expected to fall to 5 ° C in the urban area of the middle peninsula; However this will vary by weather conditions.