MEXICO CITY.- The National Meteorological Service (SMN) reported that the tropical storm Sergio it hit this Friday Baja California Sur and started weaken while crossing the peninsula in the direction of the Gulf of California.
The National Hurricane Center in Miami has indicated that this is expected Sergio becomes a tropical depression when crossing Mulegé; then it will continue on its way to Sonora, where the land touches between Bahía Kino and Guaymas, and the American states of Texas and New Mexico.
By Saturday, he added, it could reach the US border as a depression, so there would be rain in southeastern Arizona and southern New Mexico to the southern plains of the United States.
According to the SMN, the center of the tropical storm lies 45 kilometers northeast of Santa Rosalia in Baja California and 115 kilometers west of Guaymas.
Currently, the maximum sustained wind of 65 kilometers per hour and wind gusts of 85 kilometers per hour, with displacement to the northeast at 39 kilometers per hour.
Sergio will cause very strong storms to an intense punctual on the peninsula of Baja California, Sonora and Chihuahua, the agency warned depending on the National Water Commission (Conagua).
The guard zone runs from Punta Eugenia to Cabo San Lázaro and on the east coast from Bahía San Juan Bautista to Mulegé.
Therefore, the body recommends that the general population take extreme precautionary measures in the areas mentioned for rain, wind and waves (including seafaring) and to comply with the recommendations of the authorities of the national civil protection system, in both cases. entity.
Suspend classes in Loreto
The Governor of Baja California Sur, Carlos Mendoza Davis, said that due to the strong wind that occurs due to the presence of the tropical storm Sergio, the lessons will be suspended this Friday in the municipality of Loreto.
The measure was adopted by the Loreto Municipal Council of Civil Protection, with the approval of the Council of State.