New tropical disturbances formed in eastern Pacific

New tropical disturbances formed in eastern Pacific

US National Hurricane Center (NHC) reported showers and thunderstorms associated with the area of low pressure centered about 200 miles south-southwest of the Gulf of Tehuantepec. The system is moving northward direction towards the coast of southern Mexico. Further development could lead to the formation of tropical depression in the next 24 hours. According to NHC, this system has a high 80% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 48 hours before it reaches the southern coast of Mexico.

GOES-West infrared image taken at 03:45 UTC n May 28, 2013 Credit: NOAA/CIMSS)

The system's pressure is at 1006 mB. Invest 92E is located at coordinates 13.5N 95.9W.

NHC Experimental Marine Graphicast (Credit: NHC/Tropical Analysis and Forecast Branch)

Heavy rains capable of producing life-threatening flash floods and mud slides are likely over parts of southern Mexico and western Central America during the next few days due to the persistently onshore flow meeting the elevated terrain. 

NHC Tropical weather outlook graphics showing system's chances of becoming a tropical cyclone (Credit: NHC)

Another, weaker area of low pressure located about 750 miles southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico continues to produce disorganized showers and thunderstorms.NHC gives low 10% chances of becoming a tropical cyclone. The system remains nearly stationary.

Pressure analysis map (Credit: NHC/Tropical Analysis and Forecast Branch)

Source: National Hurricane Center

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