The first tropical storm of the Eastern Pacific Ocean season was already losing steam when the Suomi NPP satellite passed overhead the day it formed. By the next day, May 11, Tropical Storm Adrian weakened to a remnant low pressure area.
Adrian could become a hurricane by the weekend.
The hurricane season has gotten off to an early start: Tropical Storm Adrian formed late Tuesday in the eastern Pacific Ocean.
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) The first tropical storm in the Eastern Pacific Ocean has formed west of Costa Rica as NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP Satellite passed overhead. Tropical Storm Adrian's formation has already made a mark in hurricane history.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Adrian, the first of the season, formed off the Pacific Coast of El Salvador, blasting winds of up to 85 kph and threatening to become a hurricane by Friday, Mexico's water authority Conagua said on Tuesday.