Location: Jalisco, Colima, Guerrero, Michoacan, Oaxaca
Event: The National Hurricane Center (NHC) reports that Tropical Storm Beatriz is rapidly intensifying and will likely become a hurricane by Friday, June 30, bringing storm surge and dangerous winds to the southwestern coast of Mexico. A Hurricane Warning is in effect for portions of Guerrero, Michoacan, Colima, and Jalisco. Various Pacific ports closed starting the afternoon of June 29 in anticipation of the storm. The potential exists for additional closures and travel disruptions. U.S. citizens in the impacted areas should monitor the progress of Tropical Storm Beatriz, follow the instructions of local authorities, and be prepared to seek shelter.
Actions To Take:
- Monitor local media for updates, follow directions from local officials, and in case of emergency, call 911.
- Seek shelter if needed.
- Flights could be impacted. Check with your airline for updates.
- Monitor the National Hurricane Center and the Mexican National Meteorological Service (Servicio Meteorológico Nacional) for updates on storm activity and emergency response.
- Keep friends and loved ones advised of your whereabouts via phone, text, and social media and let them know you are safe when possible.
- Visit the Department of State’s Hurricanes, Typhoons, and Cyclones page for more information.
From Mexico: (55) 8526 2561
From the United States: 1-844-528-6611
Department of State – Consular Affairs: +1-888-407-4747 or +1-202-501-4444