posted Aug 24, 2013, 3:59 AM by Weather Man
updated Aug 24, 2013, 4:04 AM
Tropical Storm Ivo conditions occurring over the southern Baja California peninsula. At 2:00hr PDT information shows the location 22.4n - 112.7w about 295 km W of Cabo San Lucas Mexico maximum sustained winds 75 km/h present movement: NNW or 345 degrees at 22 km/h minimum central pressure 998 mb.
With the center of Tropical Storm Ivo located near latitude 22.4 north, longitude 112.7 west.
Ivo is moving toward the north-northwest near 22 km/h - 14mph.
This general motion with a decrease in forward speed is expected during the next couple of days.
On the forecast track the center of Ivo will move parallel to the West Coast of the Baja California peninsula.
Maximum sustained winds remain near 75 km/h - 45 mph with higher gusts.
Weakening is expected to begin by tonight.
Ivo is a large cyclone...and the tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 315 km - 195 miles from the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 998 mb.