Dolores, Enrique both tropical storms; weakening off coast of Mexico
Satellite image of Enrique (left) and Dolores | Courtesy NOAA
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -
The two storms in the East Pacific are starting to weaken.
According to the National Hurricane Center, the center of Tropical Storm Enrique was located about 1,174 miles from Hilo on the Big Island.
As of 5 a.m. Friday, Enrique is moving toward the west at 3 mph and will turn toward the west-southwest during the next day or so, followed by a slow and erratic motion. Maximum sustained winds remain near 40 mph with higher gusts. Enrique is likely to become a remnant low within the next 24 hours.
Meanwhile, Hurricane Dolores has been downgraded to a tropical storm and is located roughly 2,583 miles from Hilo.
Dolores is moving toward the west-northwest near 9 mph and this general motion is expected to continue through Friday night. Satellite images indicate that the maximum sustained winds are 70 mph with higher gusts. It is expected to weaken within the next 48 hours.
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