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Saturday, August 28, 2010

Tropical Depression Frank is dissipating

The tropical cyclone named Frank reach hurricane status for a couple of days and then died down to a tropical storm and to a tropical depression. The storm is now a non-tropical low. The remnants of Frank are slowly drifting towards the southern tip of Baja California as the storm dissipates. Model instensity forecast graph from Weather Underground shows the system to maintain average 25 MPH winds for the next few days.

Frank a non tropical remnant low pressure area (AccuWeather)
As of 11 a.m. PDT on Saturday, Frank has been declared a remnant low. The weak low pressure area was located at latitude 20.8 N and longitude 112.3 W, or approximately 210 miles southwest of the southern tip of Baja California, moving north at 6 mph. Winds in and around the low pressure area are estimated to be around 35 mph and should continue to diminsh.

A large area of showers and thunderstorms clustered a few hundred miles southeast of Acapulco Mexico is moving west northwest at 10-15 mph.

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