Tropical Storm Enrique forms off the coast of Mexico

At 400 AM CDT (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Enrique was located off the coast of Oaxaca in southern Mexico. Enrique is moving toward the west-northwest near 9 mph (15 km/h). A west-northwestward to northwestward motion with some decrease in forwarding speed is expected through Sunday. On the forecast track, the center of Enrique will move parallel to, and offshore of, the southwestern coast of Mexico.

Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts. Strengthening is forecast during the next couple of days, and Enrique is expected . . .

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