Celia spins farther away from Mexican coast as hurricane formation nears
As of Tuesday late morning, Celia had maximum sustained winds of 40 mph and was located 365 miles south of Acapulco, Mexico
Tropical Storm Celia is likely to strengthen into a hurricane by the end of the week, but the storm system will pose no threat to land.
Celia has maximum sustained winds of 45 mph and is located more than 300 miles off the coast of Mexico.
The tropical storm is moving west-northwest at 13 mph and is expected to stay well away from the Central American coastline.
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Current projections by the NHC indicate Celia will strengthen into a hurricane by Friday as it stays well offshore but moves parallel to the western coast of Mexico.
While no impacts to land are expected, Celia will be a hazard for any ships passing through this area of the Eastern Pacific.
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