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Tropical Storm Bonnie Emerges in the Eastern Pacific

2 Jul 2022, 1:16 pm

After spending days as a Potential Tropical Cyclone, Bonnie was finally named on Friday morning. Bonnie then made landfall as a tropical storm Friday night. A tropical wave in the Eastern Caribbean has a low chance of forming, while Tropical Storm Colin continues to ride up the Carolina Coast.

Tropical Storm Bonnie (Atlantic)

Bonnie made landfall late Friday night in Central America, around the Nicaragua-Costa Rica border with 50 mph winds. It has weakened into Saturday morning but was able to maintain its center of circulation. Bonnie is expected to strengthen as it moves over the warm waters in the Eastern Pacific.

 

Bonnie is expected to become a hurricane by Monday morning, staying south of the Mexican coastline. Large swells and heavy rain will continue to impact coastal areas.

Heavy rain and mudslides remain a concern as Bonnie moves away from Central America.

Rest of the Atlantic

There is another area of interest in the Atlantic near the Leeward Islands. It has a low chance for development over the next 5 days, as showers and thunderstorms are disorganized at this time.

 

E. Pacific

A tropical wave in the Eastern Pacific is now dissipating, and is not expected to form into a tropical cyclone. No development is expected in the Eastern Pacific for the next 5 days.

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