Location: Nayarit, Jalisco, Colima, Sinaloa, Baja California Sur, Michoacán, and Guerrero
Event: The National Hurricane Center (NHC) reports that Tropical Storm Lidia is projected to strengthen to a hurricane before landfall in west-central Mexico on Tuesday, October 10 and Tropical Depression 16-E is projected to strengthen to become Tropical Storm Max and impact the Mexican coast by Monday, October 9. U.S. citizens in the impacted areas should monitor the progress of Tropical Storm Lidia and Tropical Depression 16-E. The Government of Mexico has issued a Hurricane Watch and Tropical Storm Warning in impacted areas.
Actions to Take:
- Monitor local media for updates, follow directions from local officials, and in case of emergency, call 911.
- Be prepared to seek shelter.
- Monitor the National Hurricane Center and the Mexican National Meteorological Service (Servicio Meteorológico Nacional) for updates on storm activity and emergency response.
- Both during and after the storm, keep loved ones advised of your location and well-being via phone, text, and social media.
- 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