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Snow continues to batter Mexico’s northern regions

Last updated on July 27, 2020

The government of Chihuahua issued a weather warning to residents about the arrival of the fourth winter storm of the year due to Cold Front No. 26.

The cold front, which began to enter the region Friday, will bring sleet and additional snow to the elevated areas of the Tarahumara mountain range. El Servicio Meteorológico Nacional also warned of possible snowfall in the mountains of Baja California, Sonora and Durango.

Minimum temperatures of between -5 and -10 degrees Celsius are expected in the mountain areas of Baja California, Sonora, Chihuahua, Coahuila and Durango with temperatures ranging from -5 to 0 degrees Celsius in the mountain regions of Nuevo León, Zacatecas, Aguascalientes, San Luis Potosí, Hidalgo, Puebla, Tlaxcala, State of Mexico and Veracruz.

Snowfall has been ongoing in many of Mexico’s high regions with the continued arrival of cold fronts.

For the Cancun, Riviera Maya region, however, el Servicio Meteorológico Nacional reports weekend weather for the Cancun, Riviera Maya region will continue to be a mix of sun and cloud with daytime highs nearing 30C (86F) and lows of 22C (72F) with a 20 percent chance of showers.