Tropical Storm Henriette was moving slowly west of Baja California, Mexico,
Monday and should become a hurricane later this week, forecasters said.
Henriette, with sustained winds of 50 mph, was about 1,400 miles west-southwest of the southern tip of Baja California, moving west at 7 mph, the National Hurricane Center in Miami said in its 2 a.m. PDT advisory.
No coastal watches or warnings were in effect.
Henriette is expected to strength and should become a hurricane by Wednesday, the center said.
Tropical storm-force winds extended as far as 70 miles out from Henriette's center.
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