Season's 1st tropical storm forms in Eastern Pacific

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MEXICO CITY (AP) -- The first tropical storm of the Eastern Pacific hurricane season has formed off the coast of Mexico. But the U.S. National Hurricane Center says it poses no threat to land.

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Alvin was located about 555 miles south-southwest of the tip of Baja California Thursday morning, with maximum sustained winds of 60mph.

As of the Thursday early morning advisory, It is moving to the west-northwest at 13 mph.

Forecasters say it's expected to keep moving roughly westward and should begin to weaken on Friday.