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New Tropical Depression Forms in East Pacific

August 21, 2019, 8:02 AM HST
* Updated August 21, 8:09 AM
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5 AM HST, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019: Tropical Depression Ten-E Advisory

The center of Tropical Depression Ten-E was located near latitude 15.4°N, longitude 107.3°W. The
depression is moving toward the WNW near 18 mph.

The storm is located about 545 miles SSE of the southern tip of Baja, Calif.

A turn to the NW along with a decrease in forward speed is expected by Thursday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph with higher gusts.

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Steady strengthening is forecast for the next couple of days and the depression is expected to become a tropical storm by tonight and a hurricane by Friday.

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The cyclone is expected to weaken and become a convection-free post-tropical cyclone by Sunday.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 29.74 inches.

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