Tropical Depression Forming in Miami as Erick Picks Up Near Mexico

Friday, 05 Jul 2013 09:55 AM

By Michael Mullins

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Hurricane Dalila has been deemed a tropical depression by the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami this week, as Tropical Storm Erick picks up near the Mexican coast.

Erick is expected to reach hurricane strength by Saturday, with current winds of nearly 45 mph as it passes southwest of Acapulco, Mexico.

Editor's Note: Do You Support Obamacare? Vote in Urgent National Poll

After forming in the Pacific yesterday, Erick is presently 145 miles southwest of Acapulco. The storm is moving west-northwest at a speed of 13 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center.

A tropical storm warning is in effect on the southwestern Mexican coast from Lazaro Cardenas to Manzanillo, the Associated Press reported.

Despite warnings, the storm is expected to remain offshore.

Meanwhile, former Hurricane Dalila has weakened to a tropical depression in the eastern Pacific late Thursday, the AP reported.

Having maxed out at 75 mph winds early Wednesday, Dalila has since drifted from Mexico's coastline, southwestward in the Pacific.

Despite decreasing in scope on Thursday, there are life-threatening surf and rip current conditions on Mexico's southwestern coast, the AP noted.

Editor's Note: Get the Navy SEALs Cap – Celebrate Our Heroes

Related stories:

Tropical Storm Andrea Promises Weekend Mess Along East Coast

Tropical Storm Barry Makes Landfall in Veracruz

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Send me more news as it happens.
 
 
Get me on The Wire
Send me more news as it happens.
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
You May Also Like

Passengers Push Plane on Icy Russian Runway (With Help of a Tractor)

Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 20:45 PM

Passengers on a Russian plane got off to push the aircraft to help get it on the runway after it began slipping on ice i . . .

Bernie Tiede, Convicted Murderer Mortician, to Get New Sentencing

Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 17:39 PM

Bernie Tiede, the mortician who was convicted of killing his companion Marjorie Nugent in 1996, will receive a new sente . . .

Chrysler Pentastar Logo Getting Phased Out With FCA Formation

Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 15:51 PM

Chrysler's iconic Pentastar logo is being phased out as the company introduces a new logo in keeping with the newly form . . .

Top Stories

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved