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Tropical Disturbance Forms in the Pacific

17 May 2019, 7:45 am

The Eastern Pacific Hurricane Season is officially underway, and we already are monitoring an area for potential development.

An area of showers and thunderstorms sits a few hundred miles south of the southern coast of Mexico, but continues to remain unorganized.

The National Hurricane Center is monitoring this area closely, but continues to give the disturbance a low chance of further tropical development.

Despite the low chance that we will see this system develop into a named storm,  it is a good reminder to be prepared for hurricane season at your home and business.

Storms in the Eastern Pacific have made big impacts on the western U.S. and Hawaii in previous years. Meteorologist Viki Knapp takes a look…


For WeatherNation, I’m Meteorologist Meredith Garofalo