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By: latinamericansummary , 10:13 PM GMT on August 22, 2014
Weather Underground Forecast for Sunday, August 24, 2014
Tropical cyclone development is anticipated across the eastern Pacific and the Atlantic Basin on Sunday. In the eastern Pacific, Tropical Storm Karina is expected to maintain strength as it pushes northeastward. Karina will be located approximately 1,600 nautical miles west southwest of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, with wind speeds ranging between 39 to 73 mph (33 to 64 kts). Tropical Storm Lowell is also expected to maintain strength as it treks northeastward over the eastern Pacific. Lowell will be located roughly 1,200 nautical miles southwest of San Diego, Calif., with wind speeds ranging between 39 to 73 mph (33 to 64 kts). Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Marie is expected to strengthen as it pushes northwestward over the eastern Pacific. Marie is forecast to be upgraded to a category 2 hurricane, with wind speeds ranging between 96 to 110 mph (83 to 95 kts). This system will bring high seas and heavy rain to portions of southwest Mexico and the southern tip of Baja California. By the end of the day, Marie will be located approximately 700 nautical miles south of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. In the Atlantic Basin, an area of low pressure will be situated just to the north of the Virgin Islands. This system will have a high, 60% chance to develop into a tropical cyclone as it drifts northwestward. For more information regarding the tropics, please visit http://www.wunderground.com/hurricane/.
In South America, a low pressure system will linger over the central coast of Argentina. This system will usher precipitation across portions of Chile, Argentina, Uruguay and southeast Brazil on Sunday.
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