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Aviso Meteorológico-IMN-210624-1025am

Jun

21

Weather Warning

Heavy showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and evening

June 21, 2024.
10.25 a.m.

Discussion: High humidity and instability prevail over Costa Rica and its surroundings, as well as local factors, warm morning temperatures and the entry of sea breezes; the passage of tropical wave #11 is added on this Friday. All of the above will provide ideal conditions for the presence of cloudiness and heavy showers with thunderstorms.

Forecast: This afternoon and during the first part of the night, large cloud formations are expected, as well as heavy rains and thunderstorms, starting over the mountainous axis and gradually extending towards the lower areas.

In the Central Valley, rains of variable intensity and thunderstorms are expected, the strongest in the North and East, with estimated accumulations between 20-60 mm in 6-hour periods. In addition, there is a possibility of fog banks at the end of the afternoon and at night, with drizzle in the early hours of the night. For the North Pacific, the North Zone and mountains of the Caribbean, heavy rains and thunderstorms are expected, amounts between 30 mm and 70 mm in 6-hour periods, higher accumulations are possible in a localized manner. In the Central and South Pacific, isolated showers are expected in the surroundings of the mountain ranges and border area with Panama, extending towards coastal areas. Estimated amounts between 10 mm and 50 mm.

Warning: The rains projected for urban areas may again be precursors to flooding and sewer saturation in already recurring areas. Saturated soils are monitored in the mountains of the South Pacific, Valle del General, the mountains of the North Caribbean and the North Zone, as well as both peninsulas and near the gulfs, which are regions vulnerable to landslides and possible flooding.

Due to the above, the IMN recommends:

  • Be careful due to sewer saturation in places prone to this type of flooding.
  • Prevention in the event of an electrical storm and seeking shelter in a safe place in case of strong gusts of wind near the storm clouds, due to the possible fall of tree branches, power lines, among others. These gusts can reach 80 km/h in some isolated cases.
  • Stay informed through social networks, Twitter: @IMNCR, Facebook: Instituto Meteorológico Nacional CR and the WEB Page: www.imn.ac.cr

Rebeca Morera R
Meteorologist
DMSA-IMN


 



Weather warnings history

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Jul

19

Weather Warning

Tropical wave #20 moves over Costa Rica

July 19, 2024
10.20 a.m.

Discussion: The entry of tropical wave #20 has generated unstable atmospheric conditions over Costa Rica, favoring partial to total cloudiness this morning and early morning, as well as rain in...

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Jul

19

Aviso Meteorológico

Lluvias de variable intensidad en el país por el paso de la Onda Tropical #20

19 de julio de 2024
03:30 am

Diagnóstico: El paso de la onda tropical #20 junto con la Zona de Convergencia Intertropical favorecen la inestabilidad atmosférica y las precipitaciones durante la madrugada en el país. En...

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Jul

18

Meteorological Warning

Rains of variable intensity during this Thursday and Tropical Wave #20 for this Friday

July 18, 2024
5:00 pm

Diagnosis: The Intertropical Convergence Zone positioned over Costa Rica, in conjunction with local factors and a high content of precipitable water in the atmosphere, has favored showers with...

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Jul

18

Weather Warning

Rains of varying intensity during this Thursday

July 18, 2024
10:10 a.m.

Diagnosis: The Intertropical Convergence Zone is positioned over Costa Rica. This system, together with local factors and a high content of precipitable water in the atmosphere, will favor the...

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Jul

17

Aviso Meteorológico

Aguaceros con tormenta eléctrica en las costas del Pacífico esta noche

17 de junio de 2024
07:40 p.m.

Diagnóstico: El ingreso de la brisa marina desde tempranas horas y el calentamiento diurno propician la formación de nubes convectivas a lo largo de las costas del Pacífico durante esta tarde. En...

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Jul

14

Aviso Meteorológico

Influencia de la Onda Tropical #19 durante esta noche.

14 de junio de 2024
05:00 am

Diagnóstico: Los vientos Alisios acelerados transportando humedad hacia Zona Norte y Caribe del país junto con la influencia de la Onda Tropical #19, favorecen precipitaciones de variable...

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Jul

13

Aviso Meteorológico

Lluvias variables en el Caribe y Zona Norte y onda tropical n.°19

13 de julio de 2024
3:30 p.m.

Diagnóstico: Los vientos Alisios continúan acelerados, transportando humedad desde el mar Caribe hacia Zona Norte y Caribe. El desarrollo de tormentas en el mar Caribe, próximo al país, y sobre...

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Jul

13

Weather Warning

Accelerated trade winds and displacement of Easterly Wave n.°19

July 13, 2024
10.30 a.m.

Diagnosis: During the first hours of this Saturday, a low concentration of Saharan dust was present over the national territory, and to a greater extent towards the center and north of Central...

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Jul

12

Meteorological Warning

Accelerated trade winds and rains in the country this Friday

July 12, 2024
10:20 am

Diagnosis: Unstable atmospheric conditions persist in southern Central America, due to the position of the Intertropical Convergence Zone and the drag of humidity from the Caribbean by the trade...

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Jul

11

Aviso Meteorológico (Actualización)

Onda tropical #18 saliendo de Costa Rica

11 de julio de 2024
3:00 p.m.

Diagnóstico: La onda tropical #18 ha dejado abundantes e intensas precipitaciones en las últimas horas en el país, pero principalmente en la Zona Norte registrándose acumulados entre 100 mm y los...

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