Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:
In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Hurricane Aletta is located about 475 mi…765 km wsw of Manzanillo Mexico and about 210 mi…335 km s of Socorro island with maximum sustained winds…120 mph…195 km/h. Present movement…wnw or 300 degrees at 6 mph…9 km/h.
In the Western Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm 05w (Ewiniar), located approximately 106 nm west of Hong Kong, is tracking north-northeastward at 06 knots.
Tropical storm 06w (Maliksi), located approximately 443 nm northeast of Manila, Philippines, is tracking northward at 12 knots.
Oklahoma, USA – Widespread heavy rainfall has resulted in flash flooding in the Oklahoma City area. More than 2 inches of rain fell in short time, resulting in flash flooding in several locations. Edmond, just north of Oklahoma City, measured 4.4 inches of rain Thursday morning. Cars were nearly completely submerged in several areas. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood emergency Thursday midday.