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Tropical Storm Beatriz

Tropical Storm BeatrizPosition: 14.9N 102.1W [10PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northwest [305°] near 12 mph [19 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 45 mph [ 75 kph].
Wind Gusts: 55 mph [ 90 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 35 miles [ 55 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1001 mb ↓.

Currently about 320 miles [510 km] South-Southeast of Manzanillo, Mexico.

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for the coast of Mexico from Zihuatanejo westward to Manzanillo.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the coast of Mexico from Tecpan de Galeana westward to Punta San Telmo.

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for the coast of Mexico from west of Manzanillo westward to La Fortuna.

It became the second named storm at 1PM CDT. If nothing changes, this storm seems to have its heart setting on hitting Manzanillo as a Category 1 hurricane on Tuesday.

Here’s the link for NOAA’s latest satellite images.

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