Tropical Storm Daniel formed in the eastern Pacific Ocean Thursday morning south of California, the National Hurricane Center in Miami said.
As of 5 p.m. Eastern time on Thursday, Daniel had maximum sustained winds of 60 mph and was moving west at 13 mph. The storm is expected to continue its westward movement and become a hurricane on Friday.
Daniel became a storm over the open water and is currently 615 miles south of the southern tip of Baja, California. There are no coastal watches or warnings currently in effect.
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