The state of Sinaloa is located in Northwestern Mexico. The state covers an area of 57,377 square kilometers (22,153 sq mi), and includes the Islands of Palmito Verde, Palmito de la Virgen, Altamura, Santa María, Saliaca, Macapule and San Ignacio. In addition to the capital city, the state's important cities include Mazatlán and Los Mochis. (Source)
Civil Protection Website
--58% of electricity has been restored. (Source)
Shelters (Sep 19)
--List of temporary shelters - http://imj.gob.mx/
--Shelter located at Universidad Autonoma de Sinaloa (School of Accounting) in Mazatlan has English and French translators on duty
--Polideportivo de Mazatlán (Mazatlan Sports Center) will be a repository for food and supplies.
Situation - Sep 19
Angostura: municipal government reported some drains overflow in Ignacio Allende, the Reformation, El Ranchito and Lara Ca -isolated from communications
Mocorito: authorities reported flooding and isolated areas due to overflow Huamaya channel
Navolato: coastal area is flooded and authorities reported 500 victims
Culiaca: Minor Flooding
--The Mazatlan-Durango highway is closed due to damage from a mudslide near El Palmito, Durango.
All state offices in North Central area closed. Health, law enforcement, and disaster relief personnel remain on duty to assist the population. Led by Gov. Mario Lopez Valdez, the Security Cabinet and the Board of the State System of Civil Protection, in coordination with the Mexican Army and Navy, are in permanent session to establish the actions to be under development natural phenomenon. (Source)
Sep 18 - Hurricane warning area between Topolobampo, Los Mochis, Icesave and Guamúchil. Classes suspended throughout the state. Rescue teams on alert, Civil Defence, security elements, Army and Navy. (Source)