MIAMI, FLORIDA (HawaiiNewsNow) - The eastern North Pacific remains a hotbed for tropical cyclones as a newly-formed tropical storm threatens the southwest coast of Mexico.
The National Hurricane Center in Miami said at 5 a.m. Monday, Tropical Storm Javier was centered about 75 miles southeast of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, and was moving to the northwest at 10 miles per hour. It had maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour.
Hurricane warnings and watches have been issued for portions of southern Mexico as heavy rains begin to spread over the region.
Javier is not expected to threaten Hawaii.