Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for KAY-22
in Mexico

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone KAY-22 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000912
Name KAY-22
From - To 04 Sep - 10 Sep
Exposed countries Mexico
Exposed population 10 thousand in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 167 km/h Category 2
Maximum storm surge 0.5 m (08 Sep 15:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Medium (Mexico)


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Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS NOAA 65 km/h 0.5 m n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF n.a n.a. n.a. n.a.
GFS n.a n.a. n.a. n.a.
ECMWF n.a n.a. n.a. n.a.
Maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge and rainfall) using different data sources.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 786 | About casualties: 42 | Last hour: 0

Heal the Ocean Removes Stranded Sailboat from Santa Barbara’s East Bea ... 2022-09-14T02:17+0200.

After buffeting Baja California with extreme winds and flooding last week, Hurricane Kay weakened to a tropical storm by Friday, but it was still generating high winds and swells, which combined with a very high tide to dislodge a sailboat
Rare Pacific Hurricane Brings Flood Risks to Drought-Struck Southern C ... 2022-09-14T01:13+0200.

Hurricane Kay made landfall in Mexico as a Category 1, before weakening to a Tropical Storm. Credit NOAA. Many Californians experienced a particularly wet weekend as the remnants of Hurricane Kay brought record-high rains to areas already s
Water Flows Down Street in Southern Utah Amid Flood Watch2022-09-14T00:54+0200.

Storms fueled by the remnants of Hurricane Kay threatened to bring flooding to parts of southern Utah on Tuesday, September 13, local media said. This footage, captured by Twitter user @Cbasschronicles, shows water flowing down a street and
Floods, Mudslides in Southern California After Tropical Storm Kay Trig ... 2022-09-13T18:14+0200.

Portions of Southern California that are normally dry in late summer suffered further flash flooding and mudslides Monday as the effects of Tropical Storm Kay -- downgraded from Hurricane status -- continued to bring unusual weather to the

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (40), (2), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),