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By: latinamericansummary , 10:44 AM GMT on May 16, 2014
Weather Underground Forecast for Saturday, May 17, 2014
A trough of low pressure will bring a chance of scattered showers to the Sierra Madre Occidental range on Saturday, while the remainder of Mexico will stay mostly clear of precipitation. Mexico City will be partly cloudy with a high of 77(F)/ 25(C), while Cancun can expect similar conditions with a high of 83(F)/ 28(C). In Central America, the tail end of a cold frontal boundary will bring heavy rain and thunderstorms to Belize and Honduras, as well as scattered showers to Guatemala. This cold front will extend across the Caribbean Sea, as heavy rain and thunderstorms are also expected to push across Cuba and the Bahamas. Meanwhile, an easterly wave of moisture will usher stormy weather over Panama and parts of Costa Rica. For information regarding tropical cyclone activity, please visit http://www.wunderground.com/hurricane/.
In South America, a warm, muggy air mass will initiate strong to severe thunderstorms over parts of northern Peru, southern Colombia and central Brazil. Heavy rain will also impact eastern facing mountain slopes across the northern Andes. To the south, a trough of low pressure will bring heavy rain to portions of Bolivia, Paraguay and southern Brazil. Further to the south, a low pressure system will move eastward away from the central coast of Argentina. This system will bring rainy weather to the region on Saturday. A separate low pressure system will approach the southern coast of Chile, as late evening precipitation is expected over the area.
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