Updated 27 Aug, 2018 5:34 AM EDT
Weather experts say a tropical storm has developed in the eastern Pacific, which could be heading west near Hawaii. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says Tropical Storm Miriam has formed about 2,000 miles east of the Hawaiian Islands.
The National Hurricane Center in Miami said that at 5 pm Monday ET, Miriam was about 1,405 miles west-southwest of the southern tip of Baja California, a Mexican state on the peninsula of the same name, south of San Diego. It moved west at 1
Miriam had maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour and became a hurricane by late Monday or early Tuesday, the center said. 19659003] Miriam formed in the wake of Hawaii, hit by record rainfall on Tropical Storm Lane on Friday and Saturday. This storm was a Category 5 hurricane, before it became significantly weaker as it approached the state.
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