Tropical Storm Eugene (05E) Expected to Turn Westward – August 6th, 201117.5N 116.4W
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).