Weather Warning -IMN-041022 10:00 am
Scattered showers accompanied by a strong thunderstorm for this afternoonmenta eléctrica fuerte para esta tarde
October 4, 2022
Diagnosis: The pattern of local factors of warm temperatures in the morning and contributions of humidity from maritime sectors continues, which will be causing showers accompanied by electrical storms, between isolated and scattered and locally of strong intensity, during the afternoon of Tuesday.
Forecast: In the evening period, showers are expected accompanied by a scattered electrical storm, in mountainous sectors and low parts of the South and Central Pacific, as well as the north-central and western Central Valley. The estimated accumulations will be 30 – 40 mm, with maximum props of 70 mm. For the North Pacific, the isolated precipitations will be concentrated on sectors of the Nicoya Peninsula and the southwest of the region, with amounts between 25 - 45 mm. For the North Zone there will be rains on the mountains with amounts less than 30 mm, while for the Caribbean regions the rains will be concentrated on the mountainous sectors of the west, with amounts between 15 - 35 mm. The rains can extend into the early hours of the night, for coastal areas of the Central Pacific and South Pacific.
Warning: Attention to the high levels of saturation in the soils of the mountainous regions of the Central and South Pacific.
Due to the above , the IMN recommends:
• Caution due to sewage saturation and possible sudden flooding. • Prevention before an electrical storm and seek refuge in a safe place in the event of strong gusts of wind appearing or being perceived near storm clouds, due to the possible fall of tree branches, power lines, among others. • Stay informed through social networks, Twitter: @IMNCR, Facebook: National Meteorological Institute CR and the WEB Page: www.imn.ac.cr
Jose Pablo Valverde Mora