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Huracán KATIA Categoría 2 23:00 08/09/2017

Huracán KATIA Categoría 2

23:00 08/09/2017

Complicado el panorama que enfrenta México ya que no solo que debe enfrentar al Huracán KATIA, de categoría 2, si no que anoche soporto el SISMO mas grande en 100 años. Sobre la 01:49 de la madrugada del día de hoy, sobre la costa del Pacifico, un sismo de 8.2 sacudió todo el sur de México. Esto, obviamente causo importantes daños, que ahora, recibirán las lluvias que pueden llegar a los 300 o 400 mm, sobre las casas dañadas por el sismo.

Soldados remueven escombros de un edificio colapsado después de un terremoto en Juchitan, Oaxaca, México, el viernes 8 de septiembre de 2017. Uno de los sismos más fuertes que ha azotado a México en la costa del Pacífico ha dejado a más de 30 fallecidos hasta el momento. (AP Foto/Luis Alberto Cruz)

 

 

Cabe aclarar que México sufrió un terremoto similar en 1985, cosa que casi lleva a la suspensión del mundial de fútbol del 86 (el que gano Argentina) lo que llevo a actualizar todos los códigos de construcción a estructuras anti sísmicas, lo que permitió que esta vez la perdida de vidas humanas sea infinitamente menor al 85: Mientras que aquella vez se estima que murieron unas 10.000 personas, esta vez solo se cuenta la perdida de 61 vidas humanas.

Sin embargo, la llegada de KATIA puede agravar la situacion ya que ahora sumara fuertes vientos (especialmente hacia la costa) de un huracán categoría 2 (aproximadamente 120 kilometros por hora) y las fuertes precipitaciones asociadas al mismo.  Cabe aclarar que KATIA perderá fuerza rápidamente al salir del golfo de méxico y avanzar sobre tierra, llegando solo como tormenta tropical al Distrito Federal, una de las ciudades mas densamente pobladas del planeta. 

 

 

 

 


BULLETIN
Hurricane Katia Advisory Number 14
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL132017
Issued by the NWS Weather Prediction Center College Park MD
1000 PM CDT Fri Sep 08 2017

…KATIA MAKING LANDFALL NORTH OF TECOLUTLA MEXICO…

 

SUMMARY OF 1000 PM CDT…0300 UTC…INFORMATION
———————————————–
LOCATION…20.6N 97.2W
ABOUT 120 MI…190 KM SSE OF TAMPICO MEXICO
ABOUT 115 MI…185 KM NW OF VERACRUZ MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…75 MPH…120 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…WSW OR 250 DEGREES AT 7 MPH…11 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…988 MB…29.18 INCHES

 

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
——————–
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

None.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for…
* Cabo Rojo to Laguna Verde

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for…
* North of Cabo Rojo to Rio Panuco
* South of Laguna Verde to Puerto Veracruz

A Hurricane Warning means that hurricane conditions are expected
somewhere within the warning area. Preparations to protect life and
property should be completed.

A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are
expected somewhere within the warning area.

For storm information specific to your area, please monitor
products issued by your national meteorological service.

 

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
——————————
At 1000 PM CDT (0300 UTC), the center of Hurricane Katia was located
near latitude 20.6 North, longitude 97.2 West. Katia is moving
toward the west-southwest near 7 mph (11 km/h) and this motion is
expected to continue until dissipation on Saturday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 75 mph (120 km/h) with higher
gusts. Rapid weakening is forecast during the next 24 hours.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 15 miles (30 km) from the
center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 65 miles
(100 km).

The estimated minimum central pressure is 988 mb (29.18 inches).

 

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
———————-
STORM SURGE: A dangerous storm surge will raise water levels by
as much as 5 to 8 feet above normal tide levels near and to the
north of where Katia makes landfall. Near the coast, the surge will
be accompanied by large and destructive waves.

RAINFALL: Katia is expected to produce total rain accumulations of
10 to 15 inches over northern Veracruz, eastern Hidalgo, and
Puebla. Katia is also expected to produce total rain accumulations
of 2 to 5 inches over southern Tamaulipas, eastern San Luis Potosi,
western Hidalgo, eastern Queretaro, and southern Veracruz through
Saturday evening. Isolated maximum amounts of 25 inches are
possible in northern Veracruz, eastern Hidalgo, Puebla, and San
Luis Potosi. This rainfall will likely cause life-threatening flash
floods and mudslides, especially in areas of mountainous terrain.

WIND: Hurricane conditions are expected within portions of the
hurricane warning area tonight or early Saturday, with tropical
storm conditions expected to continue within the tropical storm
warning areas.

SURF: Swells generated by Katia will continue to affect portions of
the coast of southeastern Mexico during the next couple of days.
These swells are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip
current conditions. Please consult products from your local weather
office.

 

NEXT ADVISORY
————-
Next intermediate advisory at 100 AM CDT.
Next complete advisory at 400 AM CDT.

$$
Forecaster Roth/Lamers


Fuente: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/

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