Weather Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hermosillo, Nogales, and Tijuana.

Weather Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hermosillo, U.S. Consulate General Nogales, and U.S. Consulate General Tijuana, Mexico (September 19, 2018)

 

Location: Baja California Sur Peninsula, Sonora, and Sinaloa

Event: The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens that Tropical Depression Nineteen-E is moving northward over the southern Gulf of California today. The storm is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 5 to 10 inches, with isolated maximum amounts of 15 inches across portions of Baja California Sur, Sinaloa, and Sonora through Thursday, creating potential for life-threatening flash floods and mudslides. Moisture from this disturbance will also lead to areas of heavy rainfall and a risk of flash flooding in northwestern Mexico beginning today.

Actions to Take:

  • Exercise caution if traveling to the affected areas until the storm has dissipated.
  • Monitor the local news for updates.
  • Seek secure shelter.
  • Follow directions from local officials.
  • Monitor the Mexican government’s civil protection (“Protección Civil”) website http://www.proteccioncivil.gob.mx

Assistance:

U.S. Embassy in Mexico City

011-52-55-5080-2000

Acsmexicocity@state.gov

State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Mexico Country Information

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