Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for MAX-17
in Mexico
Current Green alert for wind impact. 15 Sep 2017 06 UTC
Mexico

Current storm status

This tropical cyclone is expected to have a medium humanitarian impact based on the storm strength and the affected population in the past and forecasted path.

Up to 100000 people can be affected by wind speeds of cyclone strength or above.

Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is: 240 thousand
Maximum windspeed: 139 km/h
Vulnerability of affected countries: Medium

Bulletin Timeline

Advisory Alert color Date (UTC) Category Wind speed Population in
Tropical Storm
Population in
Cat.1 or higher
Location (lat, lon)
1
GREEN
13 Sep 2017 12:00 Tropical depression 56 km/h (34 mph) no people no people 16, -101.8
2
GREEN
13 Sep 2017 18:00 Tropical storm 65 km/h (40 mph) no people no people 16, -101.6
3
GREEN
14 Sep 2017 00:00 Tropical storm 83 km/h (52 mph) no people no people 16.2, -101.2
4
GREEN
14 Sep 2017 06:00 Tropical storm 102 km/h (63 mph) no people no people 16.5, -100.8
5
GREEN
14 Sep 2017 12:00 Category 1 130 km/h (80 mph) 9400 people 9400 people 16.3, -100.2
7
ORANGE
14 Sep 2017 18:00 Category 1 139 km/h (86 mph) 230000 people 230000 people 16.5, -99.4
8
GREEN
15 Sep 2017 00:00 Tropical storm 111 km/h (69 mph) no people no people 16.7, -98.7
9
GREEN
15 Sep 2017 06:00 Tropical depression 46 km/h (29 mph) no people no people 17, -98.2
9
GREEN
15 Sep 2017 18:00 Tropical depression 37 km/h (23 mph) no people no people 17.5, -97.5
Actual track of the current bulletin
The alert for forecast greater than 3 days is limited to Orange level.

Wind

Up to 100000 people can be affected by wind speeds of cyclone strength or above.

Affected countries

Country
Mexico

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Guerrero Mexico 2.8 million people

StormSurge

The maximum Storm surge height is  0.3m in Copala, Mexico. This height is estimated for 15 Sep 2017 01:00:00.

Locations affected by Storm surge (5 locations). Calculation based on advisory number 5 of 14 Sep 2017 12:00:00. (Simulation using 0.5 minute resolution)

Date Name Country Alert Storm surge height (m)
15 Sep 2017 01:00:00 Copala Mexico  0.3m
15 Sep 2017 04:00:00 Tierra Colorada Mexico  0.2m
15 Sep 2017 03:00:00 Marquelia Mexico  0.2m
14 Sep 2017 22:00:00 Mauricio Gutierrez Mexico  0.1m
14 Sep 2017 15:00:00 El Marques Mexico  0.1m

Rainfall

Rainfall accumulation of the past 24h, as detected by the Global Precipitation Measurement mission of NASA. For more information, see https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/GPM/main/index.html.

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