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Post-tropical Cyclone Agatha at 17.3°N - 94.9°W

Mexico

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28 May 2022 - 31 May 2022


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31 May 2022 - 15:00 UTC ...REMNANTS OF AGATHA EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN MEXICO DURING THE NEXT DAY OR TWO... ...LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES POSSIBLE... As of 10:00 AM CDT Tue May 31 the center of Agatha was located near 17.3, -94.9 with movement NE at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1007 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 30 mph.

31 May 2022 - 12:00 UTC ...HEAVY RAINFALL SPREADING INLAND ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN MEXICO... ...LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES POSSIBLE... As of 7:00 AM CDT Tue May 31 the center of Agatha was located near 17.0, -95.3 with movement NE at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

31 May 2022 - 9:00 UTC ...LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN MEXICO DUE TO AGATHA'S HEAVY RAINS... As of 4:00 AM CDT Tue May 31 the center of Agatha was located near 16.8, -95.5 with movement NE at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1002 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

31 May 2022 - 6:00 UTC ...AGATHA'S HEAVY RAINS SPREADING NORTHEASTWARD FROM OAXACA INTO VERACRUZ, CHIAPAS, AND TABASCO STATES... As of 1:00 AM CDT Tue May 31 the center of Agatha was located near 16.5, -95.8 with movement NE at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 997 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

31 May 2022 - 3:00 UTC ...AGATHA COULD PRODUCE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOOD AND MUDSLIDES OVER SOUTHERN MEXICO THROUGH TUESDAY... As of 10:00 PM CDT Mon May 30 the center of Agatha was located near 16.2, -96.2 with movement NE at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 990 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

31 May 2022 - 0:00 UTC ...AGATHA CONTINUING TO PRODUCE HIGH WINDS AND HEAVY RAINS OVER SOUTHERN MEXICO... As of 7:00 PM CDT Mon May 30 the center of Agatha was located near 15.9, -96.4 with movement NE at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 981 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 80 mph.

30 May 2022 - 21:00 UTC ...AGATHA MAKES LANDFALL JUST WEST OF PUERTO ANGEL MEXICO... ...STRONG WINDS AND HEAVY RAIN SPREADING INLAND... As of 4:00 PM CDT Mon May 30 the center of Agatha was located near 15.7, -96.6 with movement NE at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 974 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 105 mph.

30 May 2022 - 18:00 UTC ...STRONG WINDS AND HEAVY RAIN SPREADING INLAND ACROSS OAXACA... ...CORE OF AGATHA EXPECTED TO REACH THE COAST IN A FEW HOURS... As of 1:00 PM CDT Mon May 30 the center of Agatha was located near 15.4, -96.9 with movement NE at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 974 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 105 mph.

30 May 2022 - 15:00 UTC ...AGATHA EXPECTED TO MAKE LANDFALL IN SOUTHERN MEXICO LATER TODAY... ...STRONG WINDS AND HEAVY RAIN SPREADING INLAND ACROSS OAXACA... As of 10:00 AM CDT Mon May 30 the center of Agatha was located near 15.3, -97.1 with movement NE at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 964 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 110 mph.

30 May 2022 - 12:00 UTC ...AGATHA EXPECTED TO MAKE LANDFALL IN SOUTHERN MEXICO LATER TODAY... ...STRONG WINDS AND HEAVY RAIN WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE THROUGH THE DAY... As of 7:00 AM CDT Mon May 30 the center of Agatha was located near 15.1, -97.3 with movement NE at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 964 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 110 mph.

30 May 2022 - 9:00 UTC ...SUSTAINED TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS NOW OCCURRING ALONG THE COAST OF OAXACA... ...STRONG WINDS AND HEAVY RAIN WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE OVER OAXACA THROUGH THE DAY... As of 4:00 AM CDT Mon May 30 the center of Agatha was located near 14.8, -97.7 with movement NE at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 964 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 110 mph.

30 May 2022 - 6:00 UTC ...AGATHA'S OUTER RAINBANDS MOVING ONSHORE THE COAST OF OAXACA... ...CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TO DETERIORATE THROUGH THE DAY... As of 1:00 AM CDT Mon May 30 the center of Agatha was located near 14.6, -98.0 with movement NE at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 964 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 110 mph.

30 May 2022 - 3:00 UTC ...AGATHA EXPECTED TO BRING AN EXTREMELY DANGEROUS STORM SURGE AND LIFE-THREATENING WINDS TO SOUTHERN MEXICO ON MONDAY... As of 10:00 PM CDT Sun May 29 the center of Agatha was located near 14.5, -98.2 with movement NE at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 964 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 110 mph.

30 May 2022 - 0:00 UTC ...AGATHA MOVING FASTER TOWARD THE NORTHEAST... ...WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DETERIORATING IN SOUTHERN MEXICO OVERNIGHT... As of 7:00 PM CDT Sun May 29 the center of Agatha was located near 14.3, -98.4 with movement NE at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 964 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 110 mph.

29 May 2022 - 21:00 UTC ...AGATHA ALMOST A MAJOR HURRICANE... ...WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DETERIORATING IN SOUTHERN MEXICO TONIGHT... As of 4:00 PM CDT Sun May 29 the center of Agatha was located near 14.1, -98.7 with movement NE at 1 mph. The minimum central pressure was 964 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 110 mph.

29 May 2022 - 18:00 UTC ...AGATHA CONTINUES TO STRENGTHEN... ...WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DETERIORATING IN SOUTHERN MEXICO TONIGHT... As of 1:00 PM CDT Sun May 29 the center of Agatha was located near 14.2, -99.0 with movement N at 2 mph. The minimum central pressure was 978 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 90 mph.

29 May 2022 - 12:00 UTC ...AGATHA BECOMES A HURRICANE... ...ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST BEFORE AGATHA REACHES THE COAST OF SOUTHERN MEXICO ON MONDAY... As of 7:00 AM CDT Sun May 29 the center of Agatha was located near 14.1, -99.0 with movement NNW at 3 mph. The minimum central pressure was 987 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 75 mph.

29 May 2022 - 9:00 UTC ...AGATHA STRENGTHENING... ...TODAY IS YOUR LAST DAY TO PREPARE BEFORE THE WINDS INCREASE ALONG THE SOUTH COAST OF MEXICO... As of 4:00 AM CDT Sun May 29 the center of Agatha was located near 14.1, -98.8 with movement NNW at 3 mph. The minimum central pressure was 992 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

29 May 2022 - 6:00 UTC ...AGATHA EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE LATER TODAY... ...TODAY IS YOUR LAST DAY TO PREPARE BEFORE THE WINDS INCREASE... As of 1:00 AM CDT Sun May 29 the center of Agatha was located near 14.0, -98.7 with movement NNW at 3 mph. The minimum central pressure was 998 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

29 May 2022 - 3:00 UTC ...AGATHA EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE TOMORROW... ...SUNDAY IS YOUR LAST DAY TO PREPARE BEFORE THE WINDS INCREASE... As of 10:00 PM CDT Sat May 28 the center of Agatha was located near 13.9, -98.7 with movement NW at 3 mph. The minimum central pressure was 998 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

29 May 2022 - 0:00 UTC ...AGATHA FORECAST TO BECOME A HURRICANE ON SUNDAY... As of 7:00 PM CDT Sat May 28 the center of Agatha was located near 13.9, -98.4 with movement NNW at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 998 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

28 May 2022 - 21:00 UTC ...AGATHA GRADUALLY STRENGTHENING OFF SOUTHERN MEXICO... ...HURRICANE AND TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS ISSUED... As of 4:00 PM CDT Sat May 28 the center of Agatha was located near 13.8, -98.1 with movement NNW at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 998 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

28 May 2022 - 18:00 UTC ...AGATHA GRADUALLY STRENGTHENING OFF SOUTHERN MEXICO... ...EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE AS IT APPROACHES THE COAST... As of 1:00 PM CDT Sat May 28 the center of Agatha was located near 13.5, -98.0 with movement NNW at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1000 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

28 May 2022 - 15:00 UTC ...AGATHA MOVING SLOWLY OFF SOUTHERN MEXICO... ...EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN TO A HURRICANE AS IT APPROACHES THE COAST... As of 10:00 AM CDT Sat May 28 the center of Agatha was located near 13.2, -98.4 with movement WNW at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1002 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

28 May 2022 - 12:00 UTC ...AGATHA ON A STRENGTHENING TREND... ...EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE ON SUNDAY AS IT APPROACHES SOUTHERN MEXICO... As of 7:00 AM CDT Sat May 28 the center of Agatha was located near 13.1, -98.4 with movement W at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1002 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

28 May 2022 - 9:00 UTC ...DEPRESSION BECOMES TROPICAL STORM AGATHA... ...HURRICANE WATCH ISSUED FOR PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHERN COAST OF MEXICO... As of 4:00 AM CDT Sat May 28 the center of Agatha was located near 12.9, -98.1 with movement W at 3 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1004 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

28 May 2022 - 3:00 UTC ...TROPICAL DEPRESSION DEVELOPS... ...FORECAST TO APPROACH THE SOUTHERN COAST OF MEXICO AS A HURRICANE EARLY NEXT WEEK... As of 10:00 PM CDT Fri May 27 the center of One-E was located near 12.8, -97.9 with movement W at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1006 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

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