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Jova Weakens to Tropical Storm Over Western Mexico, NHC Says

October 12, 2011

Oct. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Hurricane Jova weakened to a tropical storm over western Mexico, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in an advisory at about 10:40 a.m. East Coast time.

Jova’s top winds are now 65 miles (105 kilometers) per hour. To the south, a tropical depression with winds of 35 mph is moving toward the Mexican coast near the Guatemalan boarder, while farther out in the Pacific, Tropical Storm Irwin picked up speed as it moves east-northeast, the center said.

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