the maximum was 31.8° « Diario La Capital de Mar del Plata

As announced by the forecast, this Thursday the heat continued and increased compared to last Wednesday, since the maximum reached 31°8 at 11.40according to data provided by the National Meteorological Service (SMN).

For Friday, morning mists are expected, partly cloudy skies, with an east wind rotating to the northeast and a maximum of 25°. The weather conditions will continue today and during the weekend, even with rising temperatures.

Nationwide, twenty Argentine provinces Today temperatures were over 30 degrees. with thermal marks that exceeded 40 in La Rioja and Córdoba, according to a report from the National Meteorological Service (SMN) that since this Wednesday has maintained yellow alerts for heat in towns in the center of the country and in the Cuyo region.

In addition, the report specified that the Buenos Aires towns of Ezeiza and Morón reached the highest temperatures for a month of November since records have been kept.

“Today is probably one of the warmest days of the week,” Cindy Fernández, a meteorologist with the National Meteorological Service, told Télam this morning.

“Since the weekend the temperatures began to rise a lot. Today this heat is going to be persistently affecting the entire north of Patagonia to the north of the country”, added the professional.

The north-central zone of Mendoza and San Luis -Cuyo region- is under a yellow alert due to high temperatures and maximum temperatures of 37 degrees were expected today.

The warning also extends to the city of Córdoba, where a maximum of 39 degrees had been forecast, which was exceeded at 2:00 p.m. and reached 40.1 after 3:00 p.m.

Meanwhile, in the province of Buenos Aires several localities widely exceeded 30 degrees after noon; reaching 37.1 in Ezeiza, 36.9 in Moreno; 36.8 in Morón; 36.6 in Palomar and 36.4 in Punta Indio, after 3:00 p.m.

With these thermal marks, the Buenos Aires towns of Ezeiza and Morón broke historical recordsreaching the highest temperatures for the month of November since records have been kept.

After 10 o’clock, San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca was the warmest city in the country with 34.2 degrees, a mark that continued to rise to 39.6, in the ranking of temperatures at three in the afternoon.

The city of La Rioja was the warmest place in the country on that same list with 41 degrees, while other towns in the province such as Chamical, Chepes and Chilecito registered temperatures of 39.2; 39 and 38.2; respectively.

Meanwhile, at 5:00 p.m., according to the SMN temperature ranking, the 20 locations that registered the highest heat were: San Martín (Mendoza) 36.8ºC; San Miguel de Tucumán, 36.7ºC; Morón (Buenos Aires) 36.6°C ; Old Willow (Santa Fe) 36.3ºC; Rosario (Santa Fe) 36.3ºC; Cuarto River (Córdoba) 36.2ºC; Sunchales (Santa Fe) 36.1ºC; Mendoza 35.8ºC; San Salvador de Jujuy 35.7ºC; Junín (Buenos Aires) 35.6ºC; Campo de Mayo (Buenos Aires) and Gualeguaychú (Entre Ríos) 35.3ºC.

There were also high temperatures in Ciudad Jardin Lomas del Palomar (Buenos Aires) 35.3ºC; Reconquista (Santa Fe) 34.9ºC; Paraná (Entre Ríos) 34.9ºC; Mendoza (Mendoza Observatory) 34.3ºC; Roque Sáenz Peña Presidency (Chaco) 34.2ºC; San Fernando (Buenos Aires) 34.1ºC; Las Lomitas (Formosa) 33.8ºC; Federal Capital 33.8ºC; Monte Caseros (Corrientes) 33.6ºC and La Plata (Buenos Aires) 33.6ºC.

These high thermal marks are due to the entry of a warm air mass that will continue to be present “at least until the beginning of next week, but due to some changes in the wind or some localized cloudiness, in some provinces there may be a slight decrease, which will not be generalized, ”explained Fernández.

“Temperatures are going to remain above 30 degrees Celsius in almost the entire country for several days, and it is likely that they will reach 39 degrees in several provinces until the weekend,” the specialist remarked.

On the other hand, he explained that the minimum temperatures will also remain “very high, 20 degrees and up”, which will make “the situation more dangerous for people’s health.”

The yellow level of alert for extreme temperatures means a mild to moderate effect on health and “can be dangerous, especially for risk groups, such as boys and girls, people over 65 years of age and patients with chronic diseases,” said the SMN.

For this reason, the meteorological agency recommended that the population of these areas stay hydrated, not expose themselves to high temperatures, avoid physical activity, and wear light and light-colored clothing.

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