Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Dora Weakening Quickly off Mexico's Pacific Coast

June 28,2017
The former Hurricane Dora is now fizzling rapidly after weakening to a tropical storm Tuesday afternoon after becoming the first hurricane of the 2017 eastern Pacific hurricane season.
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Low wind shear and warm sea-surface temperatures allowed Dora to rapidly strengthen Monday, but the combination of cooler ocean temperatures and drier, more stable air, is now inducing a quick weakening of the tropical cyclone.
Here's the latest from the National Hurricane Center:
  • Tropical Storm Dora is centered about 300 miles southwest of Los Cabos, Mexico (the southern tip of the Baja peninsula).
  • Dora will continue to quickly weaken to a depression then remnant low Wednesday.
  • Elevated seas along the Mexican coast, the main threat from Dora, will gradually relax Wednesday.
  • Dora is no threat to the U.S. mainland.

Current Storm Status

Projected Path
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