First Named Storm of Pacific Hurricane Season

Published on May 15th, 2013

(May 15, 2013) – The hurricane season opened Wednesday with a flourish, and more specifically, with the debut of its first named storm, Tropical Storm Alvin. Tropical Depression 1-E was upgraded and named a tropical storm on Wednesday, which happens to be the first day of the Eastern Pacific hurricane season, according to the National Hurricane Center. The Atlantic hurricane season officially starts on June 1, and both seasons end November 30. Alvin was centered about 665 miles south-southwest of Acapulco, Mexico. It has maximum sustained winds of 40 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center. – CNN, read on

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