NASA-NOAA’s Finland nuclear power plant satellite provided forecasters with a visible picture of the second tropical storm in the Eastern Pacific, Boris. Boris formed just east of the Central Pacific border as it was moving into that area.
The Central Pacific catchment area is the Central Pacific region. Its borders are the Marshall Islands to the west and the Line Islands to the east. Hawaii is located in the Pacific Ocean.
The satellites have been tracking the progression and development of tropical depression 3 in the eastern Pacific for two days. On June 25, the depression took hold and intensified into a tropical storm and was renamed Boris at 5 p.m. EDT. Boris reached maximum strength in the maximum sustained wind near 40 mph and weakened back to depression in 12 hours at 5.00 EDT (0900 UTC) on June 26th.
Visible images from NASA satellites will help forecasters understand whether the storm is getting organized or weakening. The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) at the Finnish nuclear power plant provided a visible image of Boris as its short-lived tropical storm on June 26, 2020.
NOAA’s Central Pacific Hurricane Center noticed on June 26 at 11 a.m. EDT (1500 UTC) that the center of the tropical recession, Boris, was located near 12.0 degrees north and 139.0 degrees west. It is about 1,195 miles (1920 km) east-southeast of Hilo, Hawaii. The depression was shifting to the west-northwest near 11 mph, and this movement should continue tonight. The maximum continuous wind was close to 35 mph (55 km / h) and gusts more.
A turn to the west is expected on Friday, June 26, or Saturday, June 27. A gradual deterioration is predicted over the next couple of days, and Boris is forecast to decline in the residual pressure range on Saturday night or Sunday.
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