The weather in Santa Cruz will remain hot this weekend, because according to the forecast of the Information and Communication System (SIC) of the Santa Cruz Government, high temperatures will continue in the capital and provinces. However, the National Service of Meteorology and Hydrology (Senamhi) issued a orange alert due to strong winds that will reach 90 km/hr.
Rossío Medina, responsible for the SIC, indicated that during this Saturday and Sunday the skies will be partially cloudy, but there is no chance of rain. He added that it is expected to record temperatures between 11 to 26 ºC in the Valleys and 23 to 33 ºC for Chiquitania. While, in the rest of the provinces, the minimum will reach 22°C and the maximum at 31°Cthus defining a warm weekend.
In addition, for this weekend, the SIC forecasts that the northerly winds will gust up to 80 km/hr in the Cordillera province, from 50 to 60 km/hr in Andrés Ibáñez and the Integrated North on Sunday.
Cristina Chirinos, regional director of Senamhi, indicated that an orange alert was issued due to high winds which will be registered from this Saturday to Tuesday. He added that This alert is for the provinces: Warnes, Andres Ibañez, Sara, the east zone of Obispo Santistevan and Chiquitos and the south of Guarayos and Ñunflo de Chávez.
Likewise, Chirinos agreed with the SIC by assuring that the weekend will have little cloudy sky no chance of rain and announced that from Monday night the winds will continue from the north and thunderstorms will be recorded in the valleys and the north of the department.
While Medina reported that at the beginning of the week the winds will have gusts that will reach 90 km / hr in the Cordillera province and from 50 to 60 km/hr in Andrés Ibáñez, Chiquitos, Ñuflo de Chávez and Norte Integrado.