“Olaf” is expected to become hurricane category 1


According to the most recent forecast model from the National Weather Service, “Olaf” will have its closest approach to the ground during the early hours of Friday, know its trajectory!

Mexico. – Tropical storm “Olaf” continues to gradually intensify. Its cloud bands cause strong point rains in western Mexico, as well as torrential occasional rains in Baja California Sur, reported the National Meteorological Service in its alert at 6:00 in the morning of this Thursday, September 9, 2021. 

The climate agency highlights that the distance to the closest place of the still tropical storm, which at noon could intensify to a category one hurricane, is 300 km southeast of Cabo San Lucas, BCS, and is moving slowly towards the north-northwest at 9 km / h with sustained winds of 110 km / h and gusts of 140 km / h. 

Due to its intensification, a prevention zone for hurricane effects is established from Los Barriles to Santa Fe. BCS, as well as a prevention zone for tropical storm effects from Santa Fe to Cabo San Lázaro, BCS and from Los Barriles to San Evaristo, BCS

“Olaf” propitiates the following rain forecast: 

  • Punctual torrential rains in Baja California Sur.
  • Strong rains in Sinaloa, Nayarit and Jalisco.
  • Intervals of showers in Colima.

In addition, wind gusts of 80 to 100 km / h are forecast with waves of 5 to 7 meters on the coast of Baja California Sur, wind gusts of 60 to 80 km / h with waves of 2 to 3 meters in the south of the Sea of Courteous and gusts of 50 to 60 km / h with a swell of 2 meters in Sinaloa.

Weather: “Olaf” its trajectory and intensification, this noon will be hurricane one

Regarding the trajectory and changes of “Olaf” predicted according to the latest model of the National Meteorological Service, it is indicated that around 1:00 p.m. today it will assume the category of hurricane one 210 km southeast of Cabo San Lucas, BCS

The most marked approach is observed for the early morning of September 10 when, even as a hurricane, one is located 30 km south-southwest of Cabo San Lucas, BCS, that same day at 1:00 p.m. it will be located 90 km to the Southwest Santa Fe, BCS

Already on September 11, it is expected to degrade to a tropical storm, and for the 12th to a post-tropical cyclone heading into the deep waters of the Mexican Pacific; By the 13th, it will be low pressure remaining more than 700 km west-southwest of Cabo San Lucas, BCS. 

Weather: “Olaf” its trajectory and intensification, this noon will be hurricane one

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