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Tropical Storm Eugene (05E) Expected to Turn Westward – August 6th, 2011

17.5N 116.4W

August 6th, 2011 Category: Tropical Storms

Tropical Storm Eugene (05E) - August 5th, 2011

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Track of TS 05E - August 5th, 2011 © Univ. of Wisconsin

Track of TS 05E

At 8:00 PM PDT (0300 UTC) the center of Tropical Storm Eugene (05E) was located near latitude 18.6 north, longitude 125.9 west. Eugene is moving toward the west-northwest near 13 mph (20 km/h). A turn toward the west and a decrease in forward speed is expected this weekend.

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 45 mph (75 km/h) with higher gusts. Eugene should become a tropical depression on Saturday, and could become a remnant low pressure area by Saturday night.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 85 miles (140 km) from the center. Estimated minimum central pressure is 1003 mb (29.62 inches).

Eugene (05E) Category Three Hurricane

17.3N 113.6W

August 4th, 2011 Category: Tropical Cyclones

Hurricane Eugene (05E) - August 3rd, 2011

Track of TS 05E - August 4th, 2011 © Univ. of Wisconsin

Track of TS 05E

At 8:00 AM PDT (1500 UTC) the eye of Hurricane Eugene (05E) was located near latitude 16.8 north, longitude 118.9 west. Eugene is moving toward the west-northwest near 14 mph (22 km/h) and this motion is expected to continue over the next couple of days. In the full image, the Mexican coastline can be seen to the north.

Maximum sustained winds have decreased slightly to near 120 mph (195 km/h) with higher gusts. Eugene is a category three hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale. Quicker weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Eugene should weaken to a tropical storm on Friday.

Hurricane force winds extend outward up to 45 miles (75 km) from the center, and tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 190 miles (305 km). Estimated minimum central pressure is 954 mb (28.17 inches).

Depression Reaches Tropical Storm Strength: TS Eugene (05E) Off Mexico Coast

16.1N 103.8W

July 31st, 2011 Category: Tropical Storms

Tropical Storm Eugene (05E) - July 31st, 2011

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Track of TS 05E - July 31st, 2011 © Univ. of Wisconsin

Track of TS 05E

At 8:00 AM PDT (1500 UTC) the center of Tropical Storm Eugene (05E) was located near latitude 11.0 north longitude 100.5 west. Eugene is moving toward the west-northwest near 10 mph (17 km/h) and this general motion is expected to continue for the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts. Some strengthening is forecast during the next couple of days. Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km) from the center. Estimated minimum central pressure is 1004 mb (29.65 inches).