The National Meteorological Service gave a yellow alert for strong storms and wind for this Sunday, February 11 in the areas of Buenos Aires, CABA, Córdoba, Entre Ríos, La Pampa, La Rioja, Mendoza (with a warning for wind zonda), San Juan , San Luis, Santa Cruz and Santa Fe.
This storm and wind alert is in effect from 9:30 today until midnight.
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Which provinces are affected by the yellow alert
The southern area of the province of Buenos Aires is affected by the yellow alert for storms. In the suburbs and CABA the storms would arrive between dawn and Monday morning.
Córdoba not only has a storm alert in effect for the entire day but also for hail for the next few hours. The Mina Clavero and Cruz del Eje areas are the most affected for the day. The rainfall would reach the capital at night.
Entre Ríos has a storm alert for the entire day, especially in the northern region of the province, in towns such as Concordia, Federal and the capital of the province, Paraná.
In La Pampa, storms are expected throughout the province this Sunday, with maximum temperatures of 35 degrees.
La Rioja has a storm forecast in effect for the towns of Villa Unión, Chepes and Aguayo. The capital, La Rioja, does not expect rain today.
Mendoza has a rain warning for the areas of San Rafael, General Alvear and Uspallata. There is an alert from the National Meteorological Service (SMN) for zonda wind, which can have gusts of up to 70 km/h.
In San Juan, rain is expected in the areas of Guanizul, San Agustín del Valle Fértil, Cerro Mercedario and Encon. In the capital of the province, San Juan, partially cloudy weather is expected with maximum temperatures of up to 36 degrees.
San Luis has a yellow alert in force for storms throughout the province for today, with the capital affected and all the rest of the municipalities. It also has an alarm for strong winds.
Santa Cruz expects storms and strong winds throughout the entire province, so its citizens should be alert this Sunday.
In Santa Fe, storms are expected in the northern part of the province, while partially cloudy weather is expected in the capital and isolated rains are expected in Rosario.
Yellow alert for storms and wind: which provinces are affected this Sunday, February 11 (Photo: SMN).
How National Weather Service alerts are classified:
Red level: this is when exceptional meteorological phenomena with the potential to cause emergencies or disasters are expected.
Orange level: dangerous weather phenomena for society, life, property and the environment are announced.
Yellow level: meteorological phenomena with the potential for damage and risk of momentary interruption of daily activities are expected.
Green level: no meteorological phenomena that imply risks are expected.