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Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
500 AM PDT Wed Aug 1 2018
For the eastern North Pacific...east of 140 degrees west longitude:
The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical
Storm Hector, located well southwest of the southern tip of the Baja
1. An area of low pressure is forecast to form several hundred miles
south or southwest of the Gulf of Tehuantepec late this week.
Environmental conditions are expected to be conducive for gradual
development of this system over the weekend, and a tropical
depression could form early next week while it moves
west-northwestward off the coast of Mexico.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...near 0 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...medium...50 percent.
Public Advisories on Tropical Storm Hector are issued under WMO
header WTPZ35 KNHC and under AWIPS header MIATCPEP5.
Forecast/Advisories on Tropical Storm Hector are issued under WMO
header WTPZ25 KNHC and under AWIPS header MIATCMEP5.