Sunday, November 3, 2013

Sonia could bring more flooding to Mexico Now a tropical storm in the Eastern Pacific, Sonia will bring a new round of dangerous and life-threatening flooding and mudslides to areas in Mexico already hit hard since the summer.

Tropical Depression 18-E strengthened early Sunday morning, becoming Tropical Storm Sonia, and is forecast to turn northeastward through Monday, reaching part of the west coast of Mexico.

States to watch in Mexico for heavy rain and flooding issues include southern Baja California Sur, Sinaloa, Nayarit, Durango, Jalisco and Colima.

Mexico cities that could experience flooding problems include Mazatlan, Culiacan, Los Mochis, Durango and La Paz. There is the potential for 5 to 10 inches of rain as Sonia moves inland and the moisture is squeezed out over the southwestern-facing slopes along the Mexico mainland....

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