Tropical Storm Olivia Hangs Around Over Open Pacific

MIAMI (October 8, 2012)--Tropical Storm Olivia was still churning Monday over open waters in the eastern Pacific, but poses no threat to land, forecasters said.

National Hurricane Center Web Site

The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said early Monday Olivia was about 845 miles west-southwest of the southern tip of Mexico's Baja California peninsula with maximum sustained winds of 60 miles per hour and was moving north at 5 miles per hour.

Olivia is expected to become nearly stationary Monday night and begin weakening later in the day.

The hurricane center says Olivia is forecast to become a tropical depression by Tuesday night.

The eastern Pacific hurricane season ends Nov. 30.


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