First Tropical Storm of 2012 Forms

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Meteorologist Kyle Mounce

 

Tropical Storm Aletta has formed in the Pacific.  This marks the first named storm of the year in the north Pacific.  The storm has maximum sustained winds near 45 mph.  Additional strengthening is forecast the next day or so followed by gradual weakening. The storm is swirling far out over the pacific and is not posing a danger to land

 

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