Area of Low Pressure Near Baja California Has High Chance of Becoming Tropical Storm
An area of low pressure centered about 150 miles south-southeast of the southern tip of Baja California is moving north-northwestward at 10 to 15 mph and is accompanied by winds to gale force.
This system lacks sufficient organized thunderstorm activity to be classified as a tropical cyclone at this time. Although upper-level winds do not appear conducive for significant development, an increase in thunderstorms would likely result in the formation of a tropical storm.
Interests in southern Baja California should monitor the progress of this system as a tropical storm warning may be required for that area Monday night or early Tuesday. There is a high chance (70 percent) of this system becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 48 hours.