ဟာရီကိန္းမုန္တိုင္း JIMENA ယေန႕(စက္တင္ဘာလ-၁ ရက္ေန႕) ေဒသစံေတာ္ခ်ိန္ ညေန ၅ နာရီေနာက္ပိုင္းတြင္ မကၠဆီကို ႏိုင္ငံ Baja Peninsula သို႕ အဆင့္-၅ ျဖင့္ဝင္ေရာက္တိုက္ခတ္ႏိုင္မည္ျဖစ္ၿပီး မုန္တိုင္းေၾကာင့္ ေလတိုက္ႏွဳန္း တစ္နာရီလွ်င္ ၁၅၅ မိုင္မွ ၁၉ဝ မိုင္အထိ ရွိမည္ျဖစ္ေၾကာင္း သတင္းထုတ္ျပန္ထားပါသည္။
Extremely dangerous Hurricane Jimena roared toward Mexico’s resort-studded Baja California Peninsula on Monday, prompting emergency workers to set up shelters.
…Extremely dangerous Hurricane Jimena heading toward the Baja Peninsula…
At 200 am PDT…0900 UTC…the government of Mexico has extended the Hurricane Warning northward along the West Coast of the Baja Peninsula to Puerto San Andresito…and on the East Coast to Loreto. A Hurricane Warning is now in effect for the southern portion of the Baja California peninsula from Puerto San Andresito southward on the West Coast…and from Loreto southward on the East Coast…including Cabo San Lucas. A Hurricane Warning means that hurricane conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area within 24 hours. Conditions are expected to deteriorate over the southern portion of the warning area later today and preparations to protect life and property should be rushed to completion.
A Hurricane Watch is in effect for the Baja California peninsula north of Puerto San Andresito on the West Coast to Punta eugenia…and north of Loreto on the East Coast to Bahia San Juan Bautista. A Hurricane Watch means that hurricane conditions are possible within the watch area…generally within 36 hours.
A tropical storm watch is in effect for the West Coast of Mainland Mexico from Altata to Huatabampito. A tropical storm watch means that tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch area…generally within 36 hours. This watch may be extended northward later today.
Interests elsewhere in the Baja California peninsula and in western Mainland Mexico should monitor the progress of Jimena.
For storm information specific to your area…please monitor products issued by your National meteorological service.
At 200 am PDT…0900 UTC…the center of Hurricane Jimena was located near latitude 20.2 north…longitude 110.1 west or about 185 miles…300 km…south of Cabo San Lucas Mexico and about 345 miles …560 km…south-southeast of Cabo San Lazaro Mexico.
Jimena is moving toward the north-northwest near 12 mph…19 km/hr…and this general motion is expected to continue during the next day or two. On the forecast track…Jimena will be approaching the southern portion of the Baja California peninsula later today and tonight.
Maximum sustained winds are near 155 mph…250 km/hr…with higher gusts. Jimena is a category four hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale…and very near the threshold of category five status. Some fluctuations in strength are likely today…and gradual weakening is forecast on Wednesday. However…Jimena is expected to remain a major hurricane until landfall. Hurricane force winds extend outward up to 45 miles…75 km…from
the center…and tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 140 miles…220 km.
Estimated minimum central pressure is 931 mb…27.49 inches.
Jimena is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 5 to 10 inches over the southern half of the Baja California peninsula and portions of western Mexico during the next couple of days…with possible isolated maximum amounts of 15 inches.
A dangerous storm surge along with battering waves will produce significant coastal flooding along the Baja California peninsula.
…Summary of 200 am PDT information…
- location…20.2n 110.1w
- maximum sustained winds…155 mph
- present movement…north-northwest or 330 degrees at 12 mph
- minimum central pressure…931 mb
An intermediate advisory will be issued by the National Hurricane Center at 500 am PDT followed by the next complete advisory at 800 am PDT.