Tropical Storm Dora strengthens off Mexico's Pacific coast

Tropical Storm Dora strengthens off Mexico's Pacific coast

Tropical Storm Dora has formed off the Pacific coast of Mexico, and forecasters say it's likely to bring heavy rains without making a direct hit on land. Originally a Tropical Depression on Saturday, Dora rapidly intensified to become a Tropical Storm on Sunday as it moved parallel to the state of Manzanillo coastline.

Many locals might remember "Dora" - the last landfalling hurricane on the First Coast in September, 1964.

Dora is then forecast to diminish over the open waters of the Pacific Ocean. While there will be some heavy rain & rough seas/surf on the SW coast of Mexico through Monday., a direct hit is not expected as "Dora" eventually turns more west.

Dora is expected to strengthen later Monday, start weakening on Tuesday and dissipate completely by early Friday.


Dora was moving toward the west-northwest at around 14 mph (22 kph), and this general motion was expected to continue over the next 48 hours.

Latest reports show Dora sustaining winds at 90 miles per hour with a central pressure of 983 millibars and moving WNW at around 14 miles per hour.

Western Mexican states of Guerrero and Michoacan were expected to receive 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5 centimeters) of rain.

Dora has reached its maximum intensity and will now weaken.

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