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Tropical Storm Develops in Eastern Pacific

July 14, 2021, 6:26 AM HST
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A tropical storm is brewing in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.

Tropical storm felicia was churning approximately 655 miles south/southwest of Baja California as of 5 am Wednesday morning, according to a report from the National Hurricane Center. It is moving in a west-northwest direction at close to 15 mph.

Maximum sustained winds have been reported at 50 mph with higher gusts. NHC said tropical storm-force winds currently extend 45 miles outward from the center.

The forecast predicts Felicia could become a hurricane as early as Wednesday night. It is too early for forecasters to say if the storm might impact Hawai´i.

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