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By: latinamericansummary , 11:51 AM GMT on April 07, 2014
Weather Underground Forecast for Tuesday, April 08, 2014
A cold frontal boundary will shift across the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday, bringing showers and thunderstorms to southern Mexico and the Yucatan Peninsula. Mexico City will have a slight chance of rain with a high of 69(F)/ 20(C), while Cancun can expect thunderstorms with a high of 85(F)/ 29(C). The remainder of Mexico will stay clear of precipitation due to high pressure over the eastern Pacific. Meanwhile, several Central American countries will experience stormy conditions due to the previously mentioned cold frontal passage. Countries that can expect showers and thunderstorms include Guatemala, El Salvador, Belize and Honduras. More pronounced thunderstorms are expected to move over western Cuba and The Bahamas. For more information regarding the tropics, please visit http://www.wunderground.com/hurricane/.
In South America, a warm, muggy air mass will bring a chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms to a handful of countries. Wet weather will develop over parts of Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Brazil. The heaviest rain will likely occur along mountainous terrain. To the south, an intense low pressure system will move across central Chile and central Argentina. This system will produce widespread showers and thunderstorms across central and northern Argentina, Uruguay and southeastern Brazil. Central Argentina will have a chance of severe thunderstorms. A separate area of low pressure will move over southern Chile during the late evening. This system will usher moderate to heavy precipitation across the southern tier of Chile, while high elevation snow showers will be possible across the southern Andes.
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