Tropical storm Franklin made its second landfall last night but this time as a category 1 hurricane, bringing winds stronger than 120 kilometers per hour and accumulated precipitation of 300 FULL STORY The post Minor damages from Hurricane Franklin appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
A category-one hurricane weakened into a tropical storm Thursday after slamming into Mexico's eastern coast with powerful winds and heavy rain capable of producing deadly flash floods. Hurricane Franklin made landfall near the town of...Show More Summary
The remnants of Hurricane Franklin soaked central Mexico on Thursday, threatening mudslides and flash floods after the storm hit the country's Gulf coast overnight. The U.S. National Hurricane Center downgraded the storm to a tropical depression as it broke up over the mountains of central Mexico....
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Before Tropical Storm Franklin made landfall in east-central Mexico, the storm was intensifying. Two NASA satellites provided a look at the storm's cloud heights and extent and rainfall within.
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The first hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic season made landfall in eastern Mexico and should break up by late Thursday or Friday. But its rains could cause intense flooding.
(Reuters) - Franklin, a Category 1 hurricane, has weakened into a tropical storm over the eastern coast of Mexico, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Thursday.
Tropical storm Franklin strengthened to a category-one hurricane as it raged towards Mexico for a second assault on Wednesday, the US National Hurricane Center said. The NHC said in a report that Franklin was over the Gulf of Mexico 170 kilometers (105 miles) from the major port city of Veracruz. Show More Summary
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Franklin, upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane from a tropical storm, is expected to hit eastern Mexico's key oil-producing Gulf state of Veracruz on Wednesday evening or early Thursday morning, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Wednesday.
Thirteen states will feel the effects of tropical storm Franklin, which is forecast to become a hurricane by the time it makes landfall in Veracruz tonight or early tomorrow. A FULL STORY The post Franklin forecast to become a hurricane appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
VERACRUZ, Mexico (Reuters) - Tropical storm Franklin is almost a hurricane, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Wednesday, and is set to crash into eastern Mexico's key oil-producing Gulf state of Veracruz as the Atlantic's first hurricane of 2017.
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) When NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over Tropical Storm Franklin instruments aboard provided a night-time view of the storm's clouds and measured their temperatures, revealing a strengthening storm.
Tropical Storm Franklin will likely strengthen into a hurricane when it makes landfall again on Mexico's eastern coastline, storm forecasters said Wednesday. Franklin made its first landfall on Mexico's Yucatan peninsula on Monday, dumping heavy rain on some of the country's premier tourist beaches. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Tropical storm Franklin has strengthened over the Bay of Campeche and is forecast to become a hurricane late Wednesday when it reaches the coast of Mexico, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.
(Reuters) - Tropical Storm Franklin was bringing heavy rains to portions of the Yucatan Peninsula, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its latest advisory on Tuesday.
Tropical Storm Franklin swept Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula on Tuesday, dumping heavy rain on its pristine beaches but doing relatively little damage -- though the country was braced for a second round. Franklin made landfall early Tuesday...Show More Summary
No casualties have been reported since tropical storm Franklin made landfall last night in Quintana Roo, but a new hurricane watch has been issued for the coast of Veracruz between FULL STORY The post New hurricane watch issued for Veracruz appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Tropical Storm Franklin was generating heavy rain when NASA's GPM satellite observed the rainfall from space. That rainfall is expected to soak Mexico as Franklin continues to move over the Yucatan Peninsula on Aug. 8, 2017.
Three to six inches of rain are forecast across the Yucatan, with localized amounts of up to 12 inches.
Up to a foot of drenching rain is possible, with the potential for life-threatening flash floods.