Ileana strengthens a little more

posted Aug 29, 2012, 6:53 AM by Weather Man   [ updated Aug 29, 2012, 7:28 AM ]
At 2:00hr PDT the center of Tropical Storm Ileana was located near latitude 17.6 north - longitude 111.8 west, about 620 km/385 miles SSW of the southern tip of Baja California.
Ileana is moving toward the northwest near 9 mph - 15 km/h.
This general heading with a slight decrease in forward speed is expected during the next couple of days.
Maximum sustained winds are near 65 mph - 100 km/h with higher gusts.
Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours and Ileana could become a hurricane during the next day or so.