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Tropical Storm Henriette churns in Pacific away from Mexican coast

Aug. 5, 2013 at 11:09 PM   |   Comments

MIAMI, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Tropical Storm Henriette was moving slowly west of Baja California, Mexico, Monday and should become a hurricane Tuesday, forecasters said.

Henriette, with sustained winds of 70 mph, was about 1,470 miles west-southwest of the southern tip of Baja California, moving northwest at 12 mph, the National Hurricane Center in Miami said in its 8 p.m. PDT advisory.

No coastal watches or warnings were in effect.

Henriette is expected to strength and should become a hurricane by Tuesday, the center said.

Tropical storm-force winds extended as far as 80 miles out from Henriette's center.

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