TCPEP2 04:31:55.9517

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----------300 AM MDT Wed Jun 06 2018
...TROPICAL STORM ALETTA FORMS WELL SOUTH OF MEXICO AND IS NOT A THREAT TO LAND...
 SUMMARY OF 300 AM MDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...14.1N 106.5W ABOUT 370 MI...595 KM SSW OF MANZANILLO MEXICO MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 7 MPH...11 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 MB...29.53 INCHES
 WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
 DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- The first tropical storm of the 2018 eastern North Pacific season has formed.  At 300 AM MDT (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Aletta was located near latitude 14.1 North, longitude 106.5 West. Aletta is moving toward the west near 7 mph (11 km/h), but a gradual turn to the west-northwest with no significant change in forward speed is expected during the next 2 to 3 days.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 45 mph (75 km/h) with higher gusts. Aletta is expected to become a hurricane by early Thursday.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 105 miles (165 km) to the east of the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1000 mb (29.53 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- None
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 900 AM MDT.
$$ Forecaster Avila
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