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Cosme to Soon Weaken to Tropical Depression

July 7, 2019, 6:34 AM HST
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5 a.m., July 7, 2019. TS Cosme

5 AM HST, Sunday, July 7, 2019: NWS National Hurricane Center Miami

COSME EXPECTED TO WEAKEN TO A TROPICAL DEPRESSION BY TONIGHT

Cosme is forecast to become a depression later today, degenerate into post-tropical remnant low on Monday and dissipate in the 72 to 96-hour time period.

At 5 a.m., the center of Tropical Storm Cosme was located near latitude 17.7°N, longitude 118.4°W.

Cosme is moving toward the NW near 9 mph. A motion toward NW to WNW is expected during the next couple of days accompanied by a gradual decrease in forward speed.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Maximum sustained winds remain near 40 mph, with higher gusts.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Gradual weakening is expected over the next 48 hours and Cosme is expected to become a tropical depression later today, and degenerate into a remnant low on Monday.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 140 miles from the center.

SUMMARY

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

LOCATION: 17.7°N 118.4°W
ABOUT 655 MILDES WSW OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 40 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT: NW OR 305 DEGREES AT 9 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE: 29.65 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
None.

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