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Tropical Storm Emilia (05E) Southwest of Acapulco, Mexico

10.9N 101.4W

July 8th, 2012 Category: Tropical Storms

Tropical Storm Emilia – July 7th, 2012

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Track of 05E - July 7th, 2012 © Univ. of Wisconsin

Track of TS 05E

A small but well-defined area of disturbed weather became organized enough to be declared as Tropical Depression Five-E on July 7, about 500 mi (800 km) SSW of Acapulco, Mexico. It is currently expected to steadily intensify into a Category 2 hurricane before entering cooler Sea Surface Temperatures (SST).

As of 8 p.m. PDT (0300 UTC July 8) July 7, Tropical Storm Emilia is located within 45 nautical miles of 10.7°N 103.2°W, about 580 mi (930 km) south of Manzanillo, Mexico and about 480 mi (775 km) south-southwest of Acapulco, Mexico. Maximum sustained winds are 35 knots (40 mph, 65 km/h), with stronger gusts. Minimum central pressure is 1003 mbar (hPa; 29.62 InHg), and the system is moving west-northwest at 14 kt (16 mph, 26 km/h).

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