Tropical Storm Dolores forms; Carlos weakens
Wednesday, July 15th 2009, 1:41 pm
MIAMI (AP) -- Tropical Storm Dolores has formed far off Mexico's Pacific coast.
National Hurricane Center forecasters in Florida said Wednesday that Dolores has maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph and is moving away from land at about 13 mph.
Hurricane Carlos is also in the open Pacific. It has lost strength and is now a Category 1 storm.
Forecasters say Carlos' winds are about 85 mph. The storm became a hurricane on Saturday but its strength has been fluctuating.