Tropical Storm Dalila strengthens off Mexico coast

Published: Monday, July 1, 2013 at 12:22 p.m.
Last Modified: Monday, July 1, 2013 at 12:22 p.m.

MIAMI — Tropical Storm Dalila (dah-LY-lah) is strengthening off Mexico's Pacific coast.

The storm has maximum sustained winds of 60 mph (95 kph). The storm on centered about 130 miles (205 kilometers) southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico, and is moving northwest at 9 mph (15 kph).

A tropical storm warning is in effect for Mexico's Pacific coast from Punta San Telmo to La Fortuna. A tropical storm watch is in effect from north of La Fortuna to Cabo Corrientes.

Dalilia is expected to bring winds and rain accumulations of 1 to 3 inches to the country's coastline over Monday and into the night.

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