Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for XAVIER-18
in Mexico

Impact

Tropical Cyclone XAVIER-18 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed,exposed population and vulnerability.

Meteorological source GDACS (NOAA)
Exposed countries Mexico
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 93 km/h
Maximum storm surge
Vulnerability Medium (Mexico)

GDACS Score

GDACS alert score for Tropical Cyclones is 0.5 (GREEN Alert), 1.5 (ORANGE Alert), 2.5 (RED Alert)
For more info on GDACS alert score click here.
  Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS Current 93 km/h 0.0 m n.a. 0.5
GDACS Overall 93 km/h 0.0 m n.a. 0.5

Wind

93 km/h Current

Up to 1 million people in Tropical storm (see SSHS)

Impact Timeline

Alert Date (UTC) Max Winds (km/h) Population in
Tropical Storm
Population in
Cat. 1 or higher
Countries
Green 1 02 Nov 2018 21:00 83 No people No people
Green 2 03 Nov 2018 03:00 83 No people No people
Green 3 03 Nov 2018 09:00 83 No people No people
Green 4 03 Nov 2018 15:00 93 No people No people
Green 5 03 Nov 2018 21:00 93 No people No people
Green 6 04 Nov 2018 03:00 93 No people No people
Green 7 04 Nov 2018 09:00 93 No people No people
Green 8 04 Nov 2018 15:00 83 No people No people
Green 9 04 Nov 2018 21:00 83 980 thousand No people Mexico
Green 10 05 Nov 2018 03:00 83 1 million No people Mexico
Green 11 05 Nov 2018 09:00 93 1 million No people Mexico

Bulletin Timeline

Alert Date (UTC) Category Max winds (km/h) Population in
Tropical Storm
Population in
Cat.1 or higher
Location (lat, lon)
GREEN
1 02 Nov 2018 21:00 Tropical depression 56 no people no people 14.4, -109
GREEN
2 03 Nov 2018 03:00 Tropical storm 65 no people no people 14.5, -108.2
GREEN
3 03 Nov 2018 09:00 Tropical storm 74 no people no people 14.7, -107.7
GREEN
4 03 Nov 2018 15:00 Tropical storm 83 no people no people 15.3, -107
GREEN
5 03 Nov 2018 21:00 Tropical storm 83 no people no people 15.6, -106.1
GREEN
6 04 Nov 2018 03:00 Tropical storm 93 no people no people 16.1, -105.7
GREEN
7 04 Nov 2018 09:00 Tropical storm 93 no people no people 16.6, -105.9
GREEN
8 04 Nov 2018 15:00 Tropical storm 83 no people no people 17.6, -105.3
GREEN
9 04 Nov 2018 21:00 Tropical storm 83 980000 people no people 18.1, -105.5
GREEN
10 05 Nov 2018 03:00 Tropical storm 83 700000 people no people 18.5, -105.7
GREEN
11 05 Nov 2018 09:00 Tropical storm 93 200000 people no people 18.4, -105.9
GREEN
11 05 Nov 2018 18:00 Tropical storm 74 no people no people 18.7, -106.8
GREEN
11 06 Nov 2018 06:00 Tropical storm 65 no people no people 18.9, -108
GREEN
11 06 Nov 2018 18:00 Tropical depression 56 no people no people 19.1, -109.3
GREEN
11 07 Nov 2018 06:00 Tropical depression 46 no people no people 19.2, -110.6
GREEN
11 08 Nov 2018 06:00 Tropical depression 37 no people no people 19, -112.8
Actual track of the current bulletin
The alert for forecast greater than 3 days is limited to Orange level.



Exposed population

Countries

Country
Mexico

Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Jalisco Mexico 5.7 million people
Colima Mexico 460000 people
Michoacan Mexico 3.8 million people

Populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Manzanillo Colima Mexico City 100000 people 181 km
Armería Colima Mexico City 15000 people 214 km
Tecomán Colima Mexico City 75000 people 221 km
Autlán Jalisco Mexico City 39000 people 222 km
Colima Colima Mexico Major city 120000 people 247 km

Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Playa de Oro International ZLO 8 Civ. Paved Yes 7200 164 km
La Gloria 34 0 181 km
Autlan 884 0 222 km
Coahuayana 61 0 237 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Chamela Mexico 151 km
El Tabaco Mexico 164 km
Manzanillo MXZLO Mexico 181 km
Ipala Mexico 204 km

Dams

Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Cajon de Peda Tomatlan 1976 195 km
Trigomil Ayuquila 1993 238 km

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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StormSurge

No locations affected by storm surge > 10 cm

The JRC has developed an experimental global storm surge model, which is run after each advisory issued by the regional tropical cyclone centres. The calculations are published about 20 minutes after a new advisory is detected by GDACS. The calculations identify the populated places affected by storm surge up to three days in advance, using the forecasted track. When forecasts change, the associated storm surge changes too and alert levels may go up or down. All links, data, statistics and maps refer to the latest available calculation. If the calculation for the last advisory is not completed, the latest available calculation is shown.

Locations affected by Storm surge (0 locations). Calculation based on advisory number 14 of 06 Nov 2018 03:00:00 UTC. (Simulation using 0.5 minute resolution)

Alert Date (UTC) Name Country Storm surge height (m)