Calvin strengthens

posted Jul 12, 2012, 10:29 AM by Tom Kachelman   [ updated Jul 12, 2012, 10:30 AM ]
At 200 am PDT/0900 UTC the center of Tropical Storm Calvin was located near latitude 16.3 north, longitude 105.9 west, about 215 mi/345 km SSW of Manzanillo Mexico. Calvin is moving toward the west-northwest near 15 mph/24 km/h and this general motion with some decrease in forward speed is expected during the next 48 hours.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 50 mph / 85 km/h with higher gusts. Some strengthening is forecast during the next day or so.
There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.