Tropical Storm Gilma

Tropical Storm Gilma Possibly Forming 1600 Hours Satellite July 12 2018
Tropical Storm Gilma Forming Satellite 0800 Hours July 13 2018
Tropical Storm Gilma Forming Satellite 0800 Hours July 13 2018

Tropical Storm Gilma? NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 500 AM PDT Fri Jul 13 2018

For the eastern North Pacific…east of 140 degrees west longitude:

1. A trough of low pressure located about 1500 miles southwest of the southern coast of Mexico is producing disorganized shower and thunderstorm activity over a broad area. Environmental conditions are expected to become more conducive for some development of the disturbance in a few days as it moves westward around 10 mph. *

Formation chance through 48 hours…low…near 0 percent. * Formation chance through 5 days…low…20 percent.

 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 2205 UTC Thu Jul 12 2018

For the eastern North Pacific…east of 140 degrees west longitude:

A tropical wave has entered the eastern Pacific Ocean from  Central America and is located near 87W N of 08N. The wave is  moving W at 10-15 kt. It can be observed from the 700 mb  rawindsonde winds from Panama, San Jose, San Andres, and Belize;  Central American surface winds, as well as a maximum in total precipitable water.

No significant deep convection is occurring  over the eastern Pacific in association with the wave, though  there exists scattered moderate convection within 180 nm of the  wave axis over Nicaragua, Honduras, Belize, and the Yucatan of  Mexico.

 

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