What is the weather forecast for this Monday, May 20?

Córdoba crosses an autumn marked by days with freezing temperatures . In this framework, the National Meteorological Service (SMN) announced that the minimums will continue to be well below and the cold will continue to be felt greatly.

For this one Monday, May 20, the SMN foresees a maximum of 18°C ​​and a minimum of 5°C. A windy day is expected and during the morning and afternoon the north wind gusts would range between 51 and 59 km/h.

The sky will be partly cloudy all week long

Weather in Córdoba: extended forecast

  • Tuesday. Maximum of 16°C and minimum of 8°C. Cloudy to mostly cloudy during the day.
  • Wednesday. Maximum of 16°C and minimum of 10°C. Mostly cloudy during the day.
  • Thursday. Maximum of 14°C and minimum of 9°C. Isolated rain during the day.
  • Friday. Maximum of 13°C and minimum of 4°C. Mostly cloudy during the day.
  • Saturday. Maximum of 12°C and minimum of 2°C. Mostly cloudy during the day.

SMN weather alerts: what they are

He National Metereological Service It has an Early Warning System (SAT) that informs the population about the possible occurrence of meteorological phenomena that could put the environment, life or material assets at risk.

Illustrative image.

A weather alert is a warning that is issued when there is a high probability that they occur severe weather events.

These alerts are based on:

  • Information collected by the National Meteorological Service.
  • The weather prediction models.
  • The meteorologists’ experience.

What is the objective of a weather alert

  • Inform the population about the possible danger.
  • Provide recommendations so that people can take steps to protect themselves and their property.

What are short-term advisories from the National Weather Service?

The SMN also issues very short term weather warnings (ACP), immediate forecasts that are valid for 3 hours and are only issued for strong or severe storms, intense rain in short periods of time and strong gusts and/or hail that can be detected through weather radars.

What are the extreme temperature warnings from the SMN?

The SMN also has an Early Warning System (SAT) for Extreme Temperatures. At a global level, there are compelling evidence of health risks due to prolonged exposure to very high or very low temperatures.

The SAT-Extreme Temperatures is a tool that anticipates the population about extreme meteorological situations of temperatures and their possible effects on health and mortality. The objective is that both the population and health, civil protection, emergency and disaster risk management organizations can take appropriate prevention, mitigation and response measures at each alert level.

Early Warning System for Extreme Temperatures. Illustrative image.

What is an extreme temperature event?

An extreme temperature event is a period in which extreme temperatures are expected to occur. maximum and minimum temperature values ​​that can endanger people’s health. After carrying out a series of interdisciplinary studies in Argentina, the SMN found that there were certain threshold values ​​of temperatures from which the morbidity and mortality of people increased.

What is the National Weather Service

He National Metereological Service is an organization that seeks to provide meteorological information and forecasts, climate prospects and alerts in its area of ​​concern, based on continuous monitoring of the atmosphere and scientific knowledge.

The organization, of a scientific-technical nature, had its origin in Law No. 559, sanctioned by the Honorable Congress of the Nation on October 4, 1872.

At the request and under the Presidency of Mr. Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, the Argentine Meteorological Office (OMA) was created, reporting to the Ministry of Justice, Worship and Public Instruction.

Subsequently, as the SMN explains, in the course of its institutional life, this Organization became dependent on the following ministries and secretariats of the State:

  • By Law No. 3727 on the Organization of Ministries, the OMA was transferred to the Ministry of Agriculture of the Nation.
  • In July 1924, the Office was called the Meteorological Directorate, and in September 1927, the Meteorological Directorate.
  • By Law No. 12252 of September 28, 1935, the OMA, maintaining its dependence on the Ministry of Agriculture, became the Directorate of Meteorology, Geophysics and Hydrology.
  • In accordance with the terms of Decree No. 10,131 of May 5, 1945, on the basis of that Directorate, the National Meteorological Service (SMN) was created, dependent on the Secretariat of Aeronautics.
  • On January 29, 1947, Law No. 12,945 of the Honorable Congress of the Nation established that Decree No. 10131/45, creating the SMN, should continue to be in force with the force of law.
  • By Decree No. 5197 dated March 9, 1950, the SMN became dependent on the Ministry of Technical Affairs of the Nation.
  • Decree No. 12248 dated June 22, 1954, repealed the previous one (No. 5197/50) and established that the SMN would once again depend on the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock of the Nation.
  • Decree No. 4686 of May 7, 1957, established that the SMN ceased to belong to the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock and became dependent on the Ministry of Aeronautics of the Nation.
  • Finally, by Decree No. 1689 dated November 22, 2006, as of January 1, 2007, the SMN was transferred to the scope of the current Secretariat of Science, Technology and Production of the Ministry of Defense of the Nation.
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