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Weather Alert – U.S. Consulate General Merida, Mexico (August 17, 2021)
August 17, 2021

Location:  Mexican States of Campeche, Quintana Roo, and Yucatan

Event:  Tropical Storm Grace is forecast to become a hurricane when it reaches the Yucatan Peninsula the evening of August 18.  Mexico has issued a hurricane warning for the Yucatan Peninsula.  Heavy rains, strong winds, and heavy surf are expected, which could cause life-threatening flash floods.  In addition, dangerous storm surges are possible that could raise water levels near the coast and be accompanied by large and dangerous waves.

Actions to Take:


  • For Emergency Assistance for U.S. citizens in Mexico, call +52-55-8526-2561 from Mexico or +1-844-528-6611 from the United States.
    • The U.S. Consulate General in Merida is located at:
      Calle 60 No. 338-K x 29 y 31
      Col. Alcala Martin
      Merida, Yucatan, Mexico 97050
      Phone:  + 52 999-942-5700
      E-Mail:  AskMeridaACS@state.gov