01:00 hours / CONAGUA announced that Hurricane Nora is located on the coasts of Tecuala, Nayarit and was located 150 kilometers south-southeast of Mazatlán, Sinaloa and 445 km east-southeast of Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, with maximum sustained winds of 120 kilometers per hour (km / h).
00:30 hours / Red alert was established in the Center, West and North of Nayarit; as well as in the South of Sinaloa. It was recommended to stay away from windows to avoid injury in case they were broken. In addition to staying in the home or temporary shelter until the authorities indicate otherwise.
00:12 hours / The Secretariat of the Navy (SEMAR) reported on the closure of ports in the Mexican Pacific, among which are for larger vessels: San Blas in Nayarit; Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco; Manzanillo in Colima; Lázaro Cárdenas in Michoacán.
23:07 hours / The National Water Commission (With water) reported that at 22:00 hours the center of Hurricane “Nora”, Category 1, was located 35 kilometers southwest of San Blas, Nayarit, and 85 km north-northwest of Vallarta Port, Jalisco.
Have maximum sustained winds of 120 km / h, gusts of 150 km / h and displacement to the north at 26 km / h.
In the next few hours, you will continue your journey to Nayarit, where it will affect during the morning with torrential rains, intense gusts of wind and high waves.
The rains generated by the hurricane could cause landslides, increase in the levels of rivers and streams, and overflows and floods in low-lying areas, for which the population of the aforementioned states is urged to heed the warnings of the National Meteorological Service (SMN) and follow the instructions of the state, municipal and Civil Protection authorities.
To Maritime navigation a call is made to take extreme precautions due to the effects of the system against coasts of Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacán and Nayarit, as well as in the Gulf of California, during the weekend.
20:50 hours / The center of Hurricane “Nora” it was shocked around 7:00 p.m. this Saturday in the vicinity of the municipality of Tomatlan, Jalisco.
According to Conagua, the meteorological phenomenon is located 35 kilometers southeast of Cabo Corrientes and 50 km south-southwest of Puerto Vallarta, tourist destinations of the entity.
There maximum sustained winds of 130 km / h are recorded, gusts of 155 km / h and displacement towards the northwest at 22 km / h.
20:00 hours / The authorities of the coastal municipalities of Sinaloa they have asked the population stay home or seek shelters before the imminent passage of Hurricane Nora; in the southern zone there is already an Orange Alert.
From 6:00 p.m. navigation was prohibited to all types of boats and the fishermen of Mazatlán began to take out their boats to place them on the boardwalk to avoid being swept away by the current.
In the municipality of Escuinapa, on the border with Nayarit, the authorities began controlled venting of the Peñon Dam, because it is at 95% of its capacity, which could represent a risk to the population, asking the population to avoid crossing through low areas to avoid accidents.
The rains are expected to begin early this Sunday and intensify throughout the day, being located just 45 kilometers southwest of Mazatlán, at 1:00 p.m.
19:15 hours / The government of Baja California Sur decided postpone the start of face-to-face classes before the arrival of hurricane ‘Nora’.
In the first virtual and face-to-face session of the State Council for Civil Protection, the councilors unanimously approved the initiative proposed by the State Secretary for Public Education, Gustavo Cruz Chavez, to suspend until further notice the return of students to their classrooms in the state, which was scheduled to start this coming Monday August 30.
Likewise, the emergency protocols due to the threat of rain, which according to the forecasts, would be affecting Baja California Sur between Sunday, August 29 and Monday, August 30.
18:00 hours / The governor of Jalisco, Enrique Alfaro, reported that “Nora” maintained its route to the north and is already very close to Cabo Corrientes. He pointed out that the three levels of government are working to respond to emergencies and urged the inhabitants of the coast to remain alert and, in case of any incident, call 9-1-1.
“Attention Puerto Vallarta and coastal municipalities: there will be very strong winds. The evacuations began a few hours ago and we already have 12 shelters at the service of the population “
The rains could lead to landslides, increased levels of rivers and streams, and overflows and floods in low-lying areas, which is why the population of the aforementioned states is urged to heed the notices of the SMN and follow the indications of the state, municipal and Civil Protection authorities. Maritime navigation is called upon to take extreme precautions due to the effects of the system off the coasts of Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacán and Nayarit, as well as in the Gulf of California, during the weekend.
18:00 hours / Civil Protection activated the Blue Alert, which indicates minimal danger from hurricane “Nora”.
However, in the Arroyo Seco de Villa de Álvarez road to Minatitlán, Colima, inhabitants reported through social networks the overflow of this, causing isolation and floods.
In addition, elements of the National Guard maintain surveillance operations in the streets of Manzanillo, before the rise in water level, this due to heavy rains.
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