Hurricane Beatriz

posted Jul 12, 2012, 10:28 AM by Tom Kachelman   [ updated Jul 12, 2012, 10:28 AM ]
Center of Beatriz right along the coast. A Hurricane Warning is in effect for the coast of Mexico from Lazaro Cardenas northwestward to Cabo Corrientes. At 500 am PDT / 1200 UTC the center of Hurricane Beatriz was located near latitude 19.4 north...longitude 105.0 west. Beatriz is moving toward the northwest near 20 km/h. This general motion is expected to continue today with a gradual turn toward the west-northwest expected tonight and Wednesday.

On the forecast track the center of Beatriz will continue moving along the coast of Mexico between la Fortuna and Cabo Corrientes over the next few hours. Hurricane conditions are likely affecting portions of the coast of Mexico within the Hurricane Warning area. Tropical storm conditions are also occurring elsewhere within portions of the warning area.

Rainfall...Beatriz is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 6 to 12 inches along the coasts of the states of Guerrero, Jalisco, Colima and Michoacan in southwestern Mexico with possible isolated maximum amounts of 20 inches over mountainous terrain. These rains could cause life-threatening flash floods and mud slides. Hurricane Beatriz System Track
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