Tropical-depression-forming

posted May 15, 2013, 7:00 AM by Weather Man   [ updated Jun 25, 2013, 11:24 AM ]
Showers and thunderstorms associated with a low pressure system located about 625 miles south-southwest of Acapulco, Mexico have become more organized overnight and it appears that a tropical depression could be forming.
If this trend continues advisories could be initiated later today.
This system has a high chance - 80% - of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 48 hours.
Today marks the first day of the eastern north Pacific hurricane season which will run until 30. November 2013

The list of names for 2013 is as follows:

   
ALVIN          AL- VIN
BARBARA        BAR- BRUH
COSME          COS- MAY
DALILA         DAH LY- LAH
ERICK          EHR- IK
FLOSSIE        FLOSS- EE
GIL            GIL
HENRIETTE      HEN REE ETT-
IVO            EYE VOH-
JULIETTE       JEW LEE EHT-
KIKO           KEE- KO
LORENA         LOW RAY- NA
MANUEL         MAHN WELL-
NARDA          NAHR- DUH
OCTAVE         AHK- TAYV
PRISCILLA      PRIH SIH- LUH
RAYMOND        RAY- MUND
SONIA          SOHN- YAH
TICO           TEE- KOH
VELMA          VELL- MUH
WALLIS         WAHL- LIS
XINA           ZEE- NAH
YORK           YORK
ZELDA          ZEL- DAH