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By: latinamericansummary , 10:11 AM GMT on April 11, 2014
Weather Underground Forecast for Saturday, April 12, 2014
An easterly wave of low pressure will move across the Caribbean Sea on Saturday, bringing a chance of rain and thunderstorms to the Yucatan Peninsula. The remainder of Mexico will stay mostly clear of precipitation due to high pressure across the country. Cancun will have a slight chance of thunderstorms with a high of 83(F)/ 28(C), while Mexico City will be sunny with a high of 86(F)/ 30(C). Just to the south of Mexico, the previously mentioned easterly wave will bring a chance of wet weather to several Central American countries, including Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama. Similar conditions can be expected across Jamaica and the Cayman Islands. Meanwhile, the tail end of a cold frontal boundary will usher showers and thunderstorms across The Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands. For more information regarding the tropics, please visit http://www.wunderground.com/hurricane/.
In South America, an onshore flow from the Atlantic will fuel widespread showers and thunderstorms across eastern Brazil. The heaviest rain will focus over Maranhao and Tocantins. Rain will also develop along the Andes across Colombia and Ecuador on Saturday. To the south, a strong low pressure system will bring heavy rain and thunderstorms to Paraguay, Uruguay and southeastern Brazil. Further to the south, a separate area of low pressure will push light to moderate rain across central Argentina.
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