Depression Reaches Tropical Storm Strength: TS Eugene (05E) Off Mexico Coast16.1N 103.8W
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).