Tropical Storm Kay forms in Pacific off Mexico's coast

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Posted: Aug 19, 2016 5:11 AM

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Kay has formed in the Pacific off the coast of Mexico.

The storm's maximum sustained winds early Friday are near 40 mph (65 kph) with no significant change in strength expected during the next day or so.

Kay is centered about 315 miles (510 kilometers) south-southwest of the southern tip of Mexico's Baja California peninsula and is moving northwest near 7 mph (11 kph).

Meanwhile in the Atlantic, Tropical Storm Fiona is moving faster. Fiona's maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph (75 kph) with weakening expected to begin this weekend.

Fiona is centered about 1,240 miles (1,995 kilometers) west of the Cabo Verde Islands and is moving west-northwest near 10 mph (17 kph).