What day does it enter and which states will it hit with freezing temperatures?

The first cold front of the season is about to enter the mexican territory this weekend, causing a marked drop in temperatures with minimum values ​​of 0 a 5 °C and probability of frost in mountainous areas of the north, northeast, center-east of the Mexican Republicreports the National Metereological Service from With water.

According to experts, the The first cold front will arrive next Sunday, September 25, in northern Mexico.


According to National Water Commission (Conagua), front syslog marks the top of the list for whats 51 cold fronts expected this season in the country.

This year, according to the With water, three more cold fronts will be recorded compared to the season 2021-2022when the figure reached 48.

The months in which there will be a greater number of cold fronts will be December 2022 and January 2023 start of the winter season.


What is a cold front?

The cold front is the front of a polar Air Mass, which causes a drop in temperature in the area through which it passes.

This is formed when a mass of cold air collides with a mass of hot air, because being denser, the Cold air wedges under the hot air, which generates movement and causes instability in the atmosphere of that area.


During this phenomenon there are decreases in temperature, frost, intense winds, strong waves, abundant cloudiness and drizzle.

Most of the cold fronts that affect our country originate near the North Pole. After going through the United States of Americaa, they cross the national territory, from the northwest to the southeast and depending on the time of year and their geographical location, they can last from three to seven days.

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The cold front season in Mexico runs from September to May, although in our territory its frequency is highly variable, as is its duration, but on average there are about 58 a year, most of them during the winter season.


In the period from November to March, the fronts cross the Mexican territory on the Isthmus and are called Tehuantepecos, strong winds that cause thermal anomalies in the Gulf of Tehuantepec. When the polar masses cross the Gulf of Mexico give rise to the phenomena known as nortes.

After the passage ofthe cold frontit is most likely that there will be rain, the humidity and temperature decrease and the wind blows more strongly from the north to the south, a little later the sky begins to clear but that is when the new mass of icy and dry air settles , which causes a further drop in temperature.

Recommendations against cold fronts


These are the measures that can be taken to avoid the cold:

1- Get vaccinated against influenza before the winter season.

2- Cover nose and mouth, to avoid direct exposure to environmental contaminants.


3- Wear at least three layers of clothing, preferably cotton or wool.

4- Avoid sudden changes in temperature.

5- Use cream to moisturize and protect the skin from the cold.


6- Do not smoke indoors or near children, older adults or sick people.

7- In case of any discomfort, go to the nearest health center.

8- In case of using heaters and/or chimneys, maintain adequate ventilation.

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9- Before going to sleep or going out, turn off candles and stoves to avoid a fire or carbon monoxide poisoning.

10- If stoves are used to heat rooms, they must be placed in ventilated places and turned off before sleeping.

11- The boiler and gas installations must be outside the home to avoid leaks.


12- Perform maintenance on gas installations to avoid the presence of rust that prevents proper combustion and/or leaks.

13- Check that the flame emitted by the stove or boiler is blue and not red.

14- Keep the kitchen ventilated.


15- Do not leave the vehicle engine running in a closed or semi-closed place.

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