Tropical Weather Discussion

Statement as of 5:00 PM PDT on August 27, 2016

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

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Hurricane
Lester, located several hundred miles west-southwest of the southern
tip of the Baja California peninsula, and on Tropical Storm
Madeline, located a little more than a thousand miles east-southeast
of Hawaii.

A broad area of cloudiness and showers is located several hundred
miles south-southwest of the southwestern coast of Mexico.
Development of this system, if any, is expected to be slow to occur
during the next several days as it moves westward or west-
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...10 percent
* formation chance through 5 days...low...20 percent

forecaster Blake


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