By PDC’s Senior Weather
Specialist Glenn James
Tropical Cyclone 03E…is located about 200 miles south-southeast of Puerto San Jose, Guatemala
DEPRESSION LIKELY TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM ON FRIDAY
TC 03E Advisory number 2
The depression is moving toward the north near 2 mph (4 km/h). A slow motion toward the north is expected over the next day or so, followed by a turn to the west over the weekend.
Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts. Some strengthening is forecast during the next 36 hours, and the depression is likely to become a tropical storm by Friday.
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
Rain: Tropical Depression Three-E will produce heavy rains over the southwestern portions of Guatemala and southern portions of the Mexican state of Chiapas through Sunday night. Rainfall totals of 3 to 6 inches are expected with isolated maximum amounts of 10 inches possible.