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By: latinamericansummary , 11:54 AM GMT on March 20, 2014
Weather Underground Forecast for Friday, March 21, 2014
Scattered showers will move across parts of central and eastern Mexico on Friday, while the western side of the country will stay mostly clear due to a ridge of high pressure over the eastern Pacific. Mexico City will have a slight chance of thunderstorms with a high of 83(F)/ 28(C). To the south, monsoonal moisture will shift westward across the Caribbean, as wet weather is expected across southern Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama. Across the Caribbean, stormy conditions will move across the southern tier of the Bahamas, the Turks and Caicos Islands, Haiti and the Dominican Republic. For more information regarding the tropics, please visit http://www.wunderground.com/hurricane/.
In South America, a warm, muggy air mass will continue to allow strong to severe thunderstorms to develop over the border between Peru and Brazil. The strongest thunderstorms will focus over Acre on Friday. Showers and thunderstorms will also be possible across Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia and central Brazil. To the south, a large area of low pressure will shift eastward away from the coasts of Uruguay and Brazil. Thunderstorms will pop up over southeastern Brazil as a result of this system. Further to the south, a trough of low pressure will trigger heavy precipitation and gusty winds across Patagonia.
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