Tropical Storm Eugene

posted Jul 12, 2012, 10:45 AM by Tom Kachelman   [ updated Jul 12, 2012, 10:45 AM ]
At 800 am PDT the center of Tropical Storm Eugene was located near latitude 12.3 north...longitude 103.9 west. Eugene is moving toward the west-northwest near 10 mph/17 km/h and this general motion is expected to continue for the next 48 hours. Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 65 mph/100 km/h with higher gusts. Additional strengthening is forecast during the next couple of days and Eugene could become a hurricane by tonight.