Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for XAVIER-18
in Mexico

Current storm status

This tropical cyclone is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the storm strength and the affected population in the past and forecasted path.

Up to 950000 people can be affected by wind speeds of tropical storm strength or above.

Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is: No people affected
Maximum windspeed: 93 km/h
Vulnerability of affected countries: Medium

Bulletin Timeline

Advisory Alert color Date (UTC) Category Wind speed Population in
Tropical Storm
Population in
Cat.1 or higher
Location (lat, lon)
1
GREEN
02 Nov 2018 18:00 Tropical depression 56 km/h (34 mph) no people no people 14.3, -109.2
2
GREEN
03 Nov 2018 00:00 Tropical storm 65 km/h (40 mph) no people no people 14.4, -108.5
3
GREEN
03 Nov 2018 06:00 Tropical storm 65 km/h (40 mph) no people no people 14.5, -107.9
4
GREEN
03 Nov 2018 12:00 Tropical storm 74 km/h (46 mph) no people no people 15.1, -107.2
5
GREEN
03 Nov 2018 18:00 Tropical storm 83 km/h (52 mph) no people no people 15.3, -106.3
6
GREEN
04 Nov 2018 00:00 Tropical storm 93 km/h (57 mph) no people no people 15.8, -105.9
7
GREEN
04 Nov 2018 06:00 Tropical storm 93 km/h (57 mph) no people no people 16.3, -105.8
8
GREEN
04 Nov 2018 12:00 Tropical storm 83 km/h (52 mph) no people no people 17.4, -105.3
9
GREEN
04 Nov 2018 18:00 Tropical storm 83 km/h (52 mph) 920000 people no people 17.9, -105.4
10
GREEN
05 Nov 2018 00:00 Tropical storm 83 km/h (52 mph) 670000 people no people 18.3, -105.6
11
GREEN
05 Nov 2018 06:00 Tropical storm 93 km/h (57 mph) 240000 people no people 18.3, -105.8
12
GREEN
05 Nov 2018 12:00 Tropical storm 93 km/h (57 mph) 87000 people no people 18.4, -106
13
GREEN
05 Nov 2018 18:00 Tropical storm 83 km/h (52 mph) no people no people 18.8, -106.5
14
GREEN
06 Nov 2018 00:00 Tropical storm 74 km/h (46 mph) no people no people 19, -107.2
14
GREEN
06 Nov 2018 12:00 Tropical storm 65 km/h (40 mph) no people no people 19.2, -108.5
14
GREEN
07 Nov 2018 00:00 Tropical depression 56 km/h (34 mph) no people no people 19.3, -109.7
14
GREEN
07 Nov 2018 12:00 Tropical depression 46 km/h (29 mph) no people no people 19.2, -110.9
14
GREEN
08 Nov 2018 00:00 Tropical depression 37 km/h (23 mph) no people no people 19.1, -112
14
GREEN
09 Nov 2018 00:00 Tropical depression 28 km/h (17 mph) no people no people 18.8, -113.4
Actual track of the current bulletin
The alert for forecast greater than 3 days is limited to Orange level.

Wind

Up to 950000 people can be affected by wind speeds of tropical storm strength or above.

Affected countries

Country
Mexico

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Jalisco Mexico 5.7 million people
Colima Mexico 460000 people
Michoacan Mexico 3.8 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Manzanillo Colima Mexico City 100000 people 303 km
Autlán Jalisco Mexico City 39000 people 310 km
Armería Colima Mexico City 15000 people 342 km
Tecomán Colima Mexico City 75000 people 350 km
Colima Colima Mexico Major city 120000 people 366 km

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
La Gloria 34 0 221 km
Playa de Oro International ZLO 8 Civ. Paved Yes 7200 278 km
Autlan 884 0 312 km
Coahuayana 61 0 373 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Ipala Mexico 218 km
El Tabaco Mexico 221 km
Chamela Mexico 229 km
Manzanillo MXZLO Mexico 302 km

Dams

Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Cajon de Peda Tomatlan 1976 244 km

StormSurge

No locations affected by storm surge > 10 cm

Locations affected by Storm surge (0 locations). Calculation based on advisory number 14 of 06 Nov 2018 00:00:00. (Simulation using 0.5 minute resolution)

Date Name Country Alert Storm surge height (m)

Rainfall

Rainfall accumulation of the past 24h, as detected by the Global Precipitation Measurement mission of NASA. For more information, see https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/GPM/main/index.html.

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