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TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
500 PM PDT THU AUG 25 2016
For the eastern North Pacific...east of 140 degrees west longitude:
The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical
Storm Lester, located several hundred miles south-southwest of the
southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula.
1. Showers and thunderstorms continue to show signs of organization in
association with a broad area of low pressure located about 1650
miles east-southeast of the Big Island of Hawaii. Environmental
conditions are expected to be conducive for development, and a
tropical depression is likely to form by this weekend while the
low moves westward or west-northwestward at 15 to 20 mph.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...high...70 percent
* Formation chance through 5 days...high...90 percent
2. An area of low pressure could form early next week several hundred
miles south-southwest of the southern tip of the Baja California
Peninsula. Some subsequent development of this system is possible
as it moves slowly westward.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...near 0 percent
* Formation chance through 5 days...low...20 percent