The National Meteorological Service issued an orange and yellow alert for storms and wind for this Monday, February 12 in the areas of Buenos Aires, CABA, Catamarca, Chaco, Córdoba, Corrientes, Entre Ríos, Jujuy, La Rioja, Salta, San Juan, San Luis, Santa Fe, Santiago del Estero, Tucumán.
This storm and wind alert is in effect from 7:00 today until midnight.
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Which provinces are affected by the yellow alert
In the province of Buenos Aires there is an orange and yellow weather alert for today due to the strong storms that are predicted by the SMN.
CABA has a yellow alert in effect and storms are expected from this morning until 5:00 p.m.
In Catamarca there is a storm warning in effect for the entire province. In the capital, San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca, rainfall is expected from 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Chaco has a yellow alert in force for the entire province due to strong storms, with the rains reaching Resistencia around 5:00 p.m.
In Córdoba there is an orange and yellow alert in force in different areas of the province. In addition, there is a hail alert for the next few hours from the National Meteorological Service.
Corrientes has a storm warning forecast throughout the province. For the capital, Corrientes, rainfall is announced from 5:00 p.m. until nightfall.
In Entre Ríos, the alert has also been announced throughout the province for storms. In the capital, Paraná, storms are expected from 8:00 this morning until midnight.
Jujuy also has a storm alert in force for this Monday, with rainfall expected for San Salvador de Jujuy and surrounding areas from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
La Rioja maintains the yellow alert for storms throughout its provincial territory, with storms expected for the capital from 11:00 this afternoon until midnight.
In Salta, storms are expected from 5:00 p.m., with precipitation announcements for its entire territory. The central region of the province is the most affected, with an orange alert in force.
San Juan has the western part of the province with a yellow alert in effect for today. Rain is expected throughout the afternoon in the capital.
In San Luis, the northern region of the province is the most affected by the storms, with an orange alert in force for this Monday.
Santa Fe has a storm forecast for the entire province, but even more so in the southern region, where the alert is orange and a sharp drop in precipitation is expected.
In Santiago del Estero there is a weather alert in force for the entire province, where the strongest phenomena are announced for this Monday in the northern area.
Tucumán has an orange alert for this Monday. Storms are expected in San Miguel de Tucumán starting at 2:00 p.m.
Orange alert for strong storms: which provinces are affected this Monday, February 12 (Photo: SMN).
How National Weather Service alerts are classified:
Red level: is active when exceptional weather phenomena with the potential to cause emergencies or disasters are expected.
Orange level: is where dangerous weather phenomena for society, life, property and the environment are expected.
Yellow level: this is when meteorological phenomena have the potential for damage and risk of momentary interruption of daily activities.
Green level: no meteorological phenomena that imply risks are expected.