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Post-tropical Cyclone Lidia at 22.5°N - 102.5°W

Mexico

Last observation: 11 Oct 2023 - 16:46 UTC

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3 Oct 2023 - 11 Oct 2023


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11 Oct 2023 - 9:00 UTC ...LIDIA DISSIPATES, BUT HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLOODING CONTINUE OVER PORTIONS OF WESTERN MEXICO... ...THIS IS THE LAST NHC ADVISORY... As of 4:00 AM CDT Wed Oct 11 the center of Lidia was located near 22.5, -102.5 with movement NE at 23 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1003 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 35 mph.

11 Oct 2023 - 6:00 UTC ...LIDIA PRODUCING FLOODING RAINFALL AND GUSTY WINDS AS IT MOVES FURTHER INLAND OVER WEST-CENTRAL MEXICO... As of 1:00 AM CDT Wed Oct 11 the center of Lidia was located near 21.7, -103.5 with movement NE at 21 mph. The minimum central pressure was 994 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

11 Oct 2023 - 3:00 UTC ...HURRICANE LIDIA MOVING INLAND OVER WEST-CENTRAL MEXICO... ...LIFE-THREATENING WINDS AND FLOODING RAINFALL CONTINUE TO SPREAD OVER WEST-CENTRAL MEXICO... As of 10:00 PM CDT Tue Oct 10 the center of Lidia was located near 20.6, -104.7 with movement ENE at 17 mph. The minimum central pressure was 965 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 105 mph.

11 Oct 2023 - 0:00 UTC ...EXTREMELY DANGEROUS CATEGORY 4 HURRICANE LIDIA MAKES LANDFALL IN WEST-CENTRAL MEXICO... ...LIFE-THREATENING WINDS AND FLOODING RAINFALL SPREADING INLAND OVER WEST-CENTRAL MEXICO... As of 6:00 PM MDT Tue Oct 10 the center of Lidia was located near 20.1, -105.5 with movement ENE at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 942 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 140 mph.

10 Oct 2023 - 21:30 UTC ...LIDIA STRENGTHENS INTO AN EXTREMELY DANGEROUS CATEGORY 4 HURRICANE... As of 3:30 PM MDT Tue Oct 10 the center of Lidia was located near 19.6, -106.6 with movement ENE at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 942 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 140 mph.

10 Oct 2023 - 19:45 UTC ...MAJOR HURRICANE LIDIA FORECAST TO MAKE LANDFALL IN WEST-CENTRAL MEXICO THIS EVENING... ...LIFE-THREATENING HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS AND FLOODING RAINS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SOON... As of 3:00 PM MDT Tue Oct 10 the center of Lidia was located near 19.6, -106.6 with movement ENE at 16 mph. The minimum central pressure was 950 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 125 mph.

10 Oct 2023 - 18:00 UTC ...LIDIA BECOMES A MAJOR HURRICANE AS IT NEARS WEST-CENTRAL MEXICO... ...DANGEROUS HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS AND FLOODING RAINS EXPECTED TO BEGIN LATER THIS AFTERNOON... As of 12:00 PM MDT Tue Oct 10 the center of Lidia was located near 19.2, -107.2 with movement ENE at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 959 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 115 mph.

10 Oct 2023 - 15:00 UTC ...LIDIA STRENGTHENING AS IT APPROACHES WEST-CENTRAL MEXICO... ...DANGEROUS HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS AND FLOODING RAINS EXPECTED TO BEGIN THIS AFTERNOON... As of 9:00 AM MDT Tue Oct 10 the center of Lidia was located near 19.2, -107.8 with movement ENE at 15 mph. The minimum central pressure was 971 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 100 mph.

10 Oct 2023 - 12:00 UTC ...LIDIA FORECAST TO STRENGTHEN BEFORE LANDFALL IN WEST-CENTRAL MEXICO... ...HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS AND FLOODING RAINS EXPECTED TO BEGIN THIS AFTERNOON... As of 6:00 AM MDT Tue Oct 10 the center of Lidia was located near 18.8, -108.3 with movement ENE at 13 mph. The minimum central pressure was 977 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

10 Oct 2023 - 9:00 UTC ...LIDIA STRENGTHENING AS IT APPROACHES WEST-CENTRAL MEXICO... ...HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS AND FLOODING RAINS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN WEST-CENTRAL MEXICO THIS AFTERNOON... As of 3:00 AM MDT Tue Oct 10 the center of Lidia was located near 18.6, -109.2 with movement ENE at 12 mph. The minimum central pressure was 977 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.

10 Oct 2023 - 6:00 UTC ...HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS AND FLOODING RAINS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN WEST-CENTRAL MEXICO LATER TODAY... As of 12:00 AM MDT Tue Oct 10 the center of Lidia was located near 18.3, -109.7 with movement ENE at 10 mph. The minimum central pressure was 983 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 75 mph.

10 Oct 2023 - 3:00 UTC ...LIDIA STRENGTHENS INTO A HURRICANE... ...HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS AND FLOODING RAINS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN WEST-CENTRAL MEXICO ON TUESDAY... As of 9:00 PM MDT Mon Oct 9 the center of Lidia was located near 18.2, -110.2 with movement ENE at 10 mph. The minimum central pressure was 983 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 75 mph.

10 Oct 2023 - 0:00 UTC ...LIDIA EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE TONIGHT... ...HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS AND FLOODING RAINS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN WEST-CENTRAL MEXICO ON TUESDAY... As of 6:00 PM MDT Mon Oct 9 the center of Lidia was located near 18.2, -110.6 with movement ENE at 9 mph. The minimum central pressure was 985 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

9 Oct 2023 - 21:00 UTC ...LIDIA ALMOST A HURRICANE... ...HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS AND FLOODING RAINS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN WEST-CENTRAL MEXICO ON TUESDAY... As of 3:00 PM MDT Mon Oct 9 the center of Lidia was located near 18.1, -110.9 with movement ENE at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 985 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

9 Oct 2023 - 18:00 UTC ...AIR FORCE HURRICANE HUNTERS FIND LIDIA SLIGHTLY STRONGER... ...HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS AND FLOODING RAINS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN WEST-CENTRAL MEXICO ON TUESDAY... As of 12:00 PM MDT Mon Oct 9 the center of Lidia was located near 18.0, -111.5 with movement ENE at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 986 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

9 Oct 2023 - 15:00 UTC ...HURRICANE AND TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS ISSUED FOR WEST-CENTRAL MEXICO... As of 9:00 AM MDT Mon Oct 9 the center of Lidia was located near 18.5, -111.8 with movement NE at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 992 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

9 Oct 2023 - 12:00 UTC ...LIDIA TURNING NORTHEASTWARD TOWARD WEST-CENTRAL MEXICO... ...HURRICANE CONDITIONS FORECAST TO BEGIN ON TUESDAY... As of 6:00 AM MDT Mon Oct 9 the center of Lidia was located near 18.4, -112.1 with movement NE at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 992 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

9 Oct 2023 - 9:00 UTC ...LIDIA FORECAST TO STRENGTHEN INTO A HURRICANE... ...HURRICANE WARNING ISSUED FOR LAS ISLAS MARIAS... As of 3:00 AM MDT Mon Oct 9 the center of Lidia was located near 18.2, -112.4 with movement NNE at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 992 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

9 Oct 2023 - 3:00 UTC ...LIDIA FORECAST TO BECOME A HURRICANE ON MONDAY... ...INCREASING RISK OF STRONG WINDS, RAINFALL IMPACTS, STORM SURGE, AND HIGH SURF ALONG PORTIONS OF THE WEST-CENTRAL MEXICO COAST OF MEXICO... As of 9:00 PM MDT Sun Oct 8 the center of Lidia was located near 18.2, -112.6 with movement N at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 990 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

9 Oct 2023 - 0:00 UTC ...LIDIA MOVING NORTHWARD... ...EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN BEFORE LANDFALL... As of 6:00 PM MDT Sun Oct 8 the center of Lidia was located near 17.9, -112.7 with movement N at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 990 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

8 Oct 2023 - 21:00 UTC ...LIDIA FORECAST TO STRENGTH BEFORE LANDFALL... ...HURRICANE WATCH ISSUED FOR PORTIONS OF WEST-CENTRAL MEXICO... As of 3:00 PM MDT Sun Oct 8 the center of Lidia was located near 17.6, -112.8 with movement N at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 990 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

8 Oct 2023 - 15:00 UTC ...LIDIA REMAINS JUST BELOW HURRICANE STRENGTH... ...FORECAST TO APPROACH THE WEST COAST OF MEXICO AS A HURRICANE ON TUESDAY... As of 9:00 AM MDT Sun Oct 8 the center of Lidia was located near 16.9, -112.8 with movement NNW at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 990 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

8 Oct 2023 - 9:00 UTC ...LIDIA MOVING LITTLE WITH NO CHANGE IN STRENGTH... ...FORECAST TO APPROACH THE WEST COAST OF MEXICO AS A HURRICANE ON TUESDAY... As of 3:00 AM MDT Sun Oct 8 the center of Lidia was located near 16.4, -112.5 with movement NNW at 2 mph. The minimum central pressure was 990 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

8 Oct 2023 - 3:00 UTC ...LIDIA SLIGHTLY STRONGER... ...FORECAST TO APPROACH THE WEST COAST OF MEXICO AS A HURRICANE EARLY NEXT WEEK... As of 9:00 PM MDT Sat Oct 7 the center of Lidia was located near 16.1, -112.6 with movement WNW at 3 mph. The minimum central pressure was 990 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

7 Oct 2023 - 21:00 UTC ...LIDIA FORECAST TO STRENGTHEN TO A HURRICANE AND APPROACH THE COAST OF MEXICO OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS... As of 3:00 PM MDT Sat Oct 7 the center of Lidia was located near 16.1, -112.5 with movement W at 3 mph. The minimum central pressure was 995 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

7 Oct 2023 - 15:00 UTC ...LIDIA FORECAST TO SLOWLY TURN NORTHWARD THIS WEEKEND... As of 9:00 AM MDT Sat Oct 7 the center of Lidia was located near 16.2, -112.2 with movement WNW at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 995 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

7 Oct 2023 - 9:00 UTC ...LIDIA FORECAST TO MOVE SLOWLY WELL OFFSHORE OF SOUTHWESTERN MEXICO THIS WEEKEND... As of 3:00 AM MDT Sat Oct 7 the center of Lidia was located near 16.0, -111.9 with movement W at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 995 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

7 Oct 2023 - 3:00 UTC ...LIDIA REMAINS A SHEARED TROPICAL STORM... As of 9:00 PM MDT Fri Oct 6 the center of Lidia was located near 16.4, -111.6 with movement W at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 991 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

6 Oct 2023 - 21:00 UTC ...SHEARED LIDIA REMAINS NEAR HURRICANE INTENSITY... As of 3:00 PM MDT Fri Oct 6 the center of Lidia was located near 16.4, -111.2 with movement W at 6 mph. The minimum central pressure was 991 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

6 Oct 2023 - 15:00 UTC ...LIDIA NEAR HURRICANE STRENGTH... As of 9:00 AM MDT Fri Oct 6 the center of Lidia was located near 16.5, -110.3 with movement WNW at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 991 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

6 Oct 2023 - 9:00 UTC ...LIDIA CONTINUES TO SLOWLY STRENGTHEN... As of 3:00 AM MDT Fri Oct 6 the center of Lidia was located near 16.2, -110.3 with movement WNW at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 990 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 70 mph.

6 Oct 2023 - 3:00 UTC ...LIDIA GRADUALLY STRENGTHENING AND NEARLY STATIONARY... As of 9:00 PM MDT Thu Oct 5 the center of Lidia was located near 15.8, -110.1 with movement W at 2 mph. The minimum central pressure was 996 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 65 mph.

5 Oct 2023 - 21:00 UTC ...LIDIA LEISURELY MOVING NORTHWESTWARD... As of 3:00 PM MDT Thu Oct 5 the center of Lidia was located near 16.0, -109.9 with movement NW at 3 mph. The minimum central pressure was 999 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

5 Oct 2023 - 15:00 UTC ...SLIGHTLY STRONGER LIDIA MOVING SLOWLY... As of 9:00 AM MDT Thu Oct 5 the center of Lidia was located near 15.9, -109.8 with movement NW at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 999 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 60 mph.

5 Oct 2023 - 9:00 UTC ...LIDIA STILL HEADING NORTHWESTWARD BUT SLOWER... As of 3:00 AM MDT Thu Oct 5 the center of Lidia was located near 15.7, -109.5 with movement NW at 5 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1001 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

5 Oct 2023 - 3:00 UTC ...LIDIA MAINTAINING ITS STRENGTH... As of 9:00 PM MDT Wed Oct 4 the center of Lidia was located near 15.6, -109.4 with movement NW at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1001 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

4 Oct 2023 - 21:00 UTC ...LIDIA MOVING NORTH-NORTHWESTWARD... As of 3:00 PM MDT Wed Oct 4 the center of Lidia was located near 15.2, -108.9 with movement NNW at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1001 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

4 Oct 2023 - 15:00 UTC ...LIDIA STRENGTHENS A LITTLE MORE... As of 9:00 AM MDT Wed Oct 4 the center of Lidia was located near 14.8, -108.6 with movement NNW at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1001 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 50 mph.

4 Oct 2023 - 9:00 UTC ...LIDIA SLIGHTLY STRONGER... As of 3:00 AM MDT Wed Oct 4 the center of Lidia was located near 14.0, -108.3 with movement NNW at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1003 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph.

4 Oct 2023 - 3:00 UTC ...LIDIA HOLDS STEADY IN STRONG SHEAR... As of 9:00 PM MDT Tue Oct 3 the center of Lidia was located near 13.4, -107.9 with movement NW at 7 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1005 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

3 Oct 2023 - 21:00 UTC ...LITTLE CHANGE IN LIDIA AS IT MOVES NORTHWESTWARD... As of 3:00 PM MDT Tue Oct 3 the center of Lidia was located near 12.8, -107.6 with movement NW at 8 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1005 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

3 Oct 2023 - 15:00 UTC ...LIDIA MOVING WEST-NORTHWESTWARD... As of 9:00 AM MDT Tue Oct 3 the center of Lidia was located near 12.3, -107.6 with movement WNW at 9 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1005 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

3 Oct 2023 - 9:00 UTC ...TROPICAL STORM LIDIA FORMS IN THE EASTERN PACIFIC... As of 3:00 AM MDT Tue Oct 3 the center of Lidia was located near 11.8, -107.0 with movement WNW at 9 mph. The minimum central pressure was 1006 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph.

Post-tropical Cyclone Lidia at 22.5°N - 102.5°W

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