Tropical Weather Discussion

Statement as of 5:00 am PDT on August 29, 2016

For the eastern North Pacific...east of 140 degrees west longitude:

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Hurricane
Lester, located over a thousand miles west-southwest of the southern
tip of the Baja California peninsula.

A large area of disorganized cloudiness and showers is located
several hundred miles south-southwest of the southern tip of the
Baja California peninsula.  Any development of this system is
expected to be slow to occur while it moves slowly westward or
west-northwestward during the next few days.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...10 percent
* formation chance through 5 days...low...30 percent

An area of low pressure is expected to form later this week a few
hundred miles south or southeast of Acapulco, Mexico.  Environmental
conditions appear conducive for slow development of this system
while it moves west-northwestward or northwestward.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...near 0 percent
* formation chance through 5 days...medium...40 percent

$$
forecaster Roberts


		
		

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