Tropical Storm Fabio

posted Jul 12, 2012, 1:30 PM by Tom Kachelman   [ updated Jul 12, 2012, 3:43 PM by Weather Man ]
Depression strengthens to Tropical Storm Fabio expected to remain well offshore the Mexican coast. At 800 am PDT the center of Tropical Storm Fabio was located near latitude 13.6 north/longitude 107.3 west. Fabio is moving toward the west near 9 mph 15 km/h. A turn toward the west-northwest at a similar forward speed is expected later today and tonight.

Location 680 km SSW of Manzanillo Mexico,
1070 km SSE of the southern tip of Baja California,
maximum sustained winds 65 km/h,
present movement W or 280 degrees at 15 km/h,
minimum central pressure 1002 mb/29.59 inches