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Tropical Depression Three-E formed Wednesday, well south of southwest Mexico and was upgraded to a Tropical Storm on Thursday. Today (Saturday) it has become the third Hurricane of the East Pacific 2015 Hurricane Season. Hurricane Carlos is forecast to strengthen a bit more, but will likely remain a Category 1 hurricane.
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...HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT FINDS CARLOS HAS REGAINED HURRICANE STATUS JUST OFFSHORE OF THE SOUTH-CENTRAL COAST OF MEXICO...
75 mph (120 km/h) with higher gusts
A Hurricane Watch is in effect for... * West of Punta San Telmo to Playa Perula A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for... * Punta San Telmo to Lazaro Cardenas Interests elsewhere along the southwest coast of Mexico should monitor the progress of Carlos.
NO IMPACT REPORTED AT THIS TIME
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and property should be rushed to completion.
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WIND: Tropical Storm conditions are expected within the warning area today. Hurricane conditions are possible within the hurricane watch area by Tuesday morning. RAINFALL: Carlos is expected to produce rains in the Mexican states of Guerrero, Michoacan, Colima, Jalisco and Nayarit, with rainfall accumulations of 6 to 10 inches possible through Wednesday, and maximum totals of 15 inches possible. These rains may produce life- threatening flash floods and mudslides, especially in areas of higher terrain. SURF: Swells associated with Carlos will affect the coasts of southern and southwestern Mexico during the next few days. These swells could cause life-threatening surf and rip currents. Please consult products from your local weather office.
400 PM CDT WED JUN 10 2015
...NEW TROPICAL DEPRESSION FORMS TO THE SOUTH OF MEXICO...
1000 AM CDT THU JUN 11 2015
...TROPICAL STORM CARLOS FORMS SOUTH OF MEXICO...
1000 AM CDT SAT JUN 13 2015
...HURRICANE WATCH AND TROPICAL STORM WARNING ISSUED FOR
PARTS OF SOUTHWESTERN MEXICO...
1000 AM CDT SUN JUN 14 2015
...CARLOS WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL STORM JUST SOUTH OF MEXICO...
...EXPECTED TO RESTRENGTHEN INTO A HURRICANE BY MONDAY...
100 PM CDT MON JUN 15 2015 ...HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT FINDS CARLOS HAS REGAINED HURRICANE STATUS JUST OFFSHORE OF THE SOUTH-CENTRAL COAST OF MEXICO...