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First Named East Pacific Tropical Cyclone for 2019

Tropical Storm Alvin becomes the first named cyclone for 2019 in the Eastern Pacific.

Tropical Storm Alvin is the first named Eastern Pacific cyclone for 2019. Not expected to impact weather for Island of Hawaii, but a good reminder to be prepared and monitor weather forecast as we get further and further into the 2019 Hurricane Season, which ends on November 30th.

The team here at HIRSC will continue to monitor all weather, hurricane/storm, and other events and will do our best to keep everyone up to date on the latest forecast.

Here's the latest update on the Alvin from the National Hurricane Center (NHC):

Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 1100 AM PDT Wed Jun 26 2019 For the eastern North Pacific...east of 140 degrees west longitude: The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on recently upgraded Tropical Storm Alvin, located a several hundred miles southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico. 1. An area of low pressure is expected to develop in a few days several hundred miles southwest of the southern coast of Mexico. Some slow development of this system is possible over the weekend and into early next week as it moves westward to west-northwestward. * Formation chance through 48 hours...low...near 0 percent. * Formation chance through 5 days...low...20 percent. Public Advisories on Tropical Storm Alvin are issued under WMO header WTPZ31 KNHC and under AWIPS header MIATCPEP1. Forecast/Advisories on Tropical Storm Alvin are issued under WMO header WTPZ21 KNHC and under AWIPS header MIATCMEP1.

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