Tropical Storm Carlotta

Tropical Storm Carlotta June 16 2018
Tropical Storm Carlotta June 16 2018
Tropical Storm Carlotta Satellite June 16 2018
Tropical Storm Carlotta Satellite June 16 2018

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 1100 AM PDT Sat Jun 16 2018 (see video below)

For the eastern North Pacific…east of 140 degrees west longitude: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Storm Carlotta, located south-southeast of Acapulco, Mexico. Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days.

Tropical Storm Carlotta centered near 15.9N 99.3W at 16/1500 UTC or 50 nm WSW of Punta Maldonado Mexico remains stationary.  Estimated minimum central pressure is 1000 mb. Maximum sustained  wind speed is 45 kt with gusts to 55 kt. Carlotta is forecast to move inland Sunday morning. Scattered moderate isolated strong  convection is noted from 11N to 17N between 96W and 102W.  Dangerous surf and rough seas can be expected in the near shore  waters of southern Mexico associated with this system, especially from Acapulco to Lagunas de Chacahua.

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 1100 AM PDT Fri Jun 15 2018

For the eastern North Pacific…east of 140 degrees west longitude: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Depression Bud, located over the Gulf of California, and on recently upgraded Tropical Storm Carlotta, located south of Acapulco, Mexico. Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days.

A tropical wave is over the W Caribbean, with axis along 82W from 10N-19N, moving W at 10-15 kt. Scattered showers and tstms  are seen over the SW Caribbean, likely a combination of the wave  and the proximity of the Monsoon Through.

The wave will move  westward into Central America through Sat, helping to induce some shower and tstm activity. The GFS model indicates plenty of moisture over Central America this upcoming weekend.

 

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