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Tropical Storm Bonnie strengthens

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Tropical Storm Bonnie has strengthened. On Friday, the National Hurricane Center said data from an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicated that Potential Tropical Cyclone 2 has become Tropical Storm Bonnie over the southwestern Caribbean Sea.The system is about 210 miles south of Salina Cruz, Mexico. Under the latest advisory, the system has maximum sustained winds of 80 mph and is moving west northwest at 17 mph.NHC said Bonnie made landfall near the Costa Rica-Nicaragua border Friday and it brings with it heavy rain. "On the forecast track, the core of Bonnie is expected to remain south of, but move parallel to, the coast of southern and southwestern Mexico during the next couple of days," NHC wrote in the latest advisory.There's currently no coastal watches or warnings in effect. Get Prepared: WESH 2 Hurricane Survival Guide 2022As for other disturbances, Invest 95-L is no longer in play. It has disintegrated into a surface trough but will still bring rain to Texas. The only other tropical area that we are watching is in the Atlantic. It has a 10% chance of formation in the next two and five days.Related: Breaking down the hurricane categoriesRelated: WESH 2's long-range forecastRelated: From tropical storm to a category 5 hurricane

MIAMI —

Tropical Storm Bonnie has strengthened.

On Friday, the National Hurricane Center said data from an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicated that Potential Tropical Cyclone 2 has become Tropical Storm Bonnie over the southwestern Caribbean Sea.

The system is about 210 miles south of Salina Cruz, Mexico.

Under the latest advisory, the system has maximum sustained winds of 80 mph and is moving west northwest at 17 mph.

NHC said Bonnie made landfall near the Costa Rica-Nicaragua border Friday and it brings with it heavy rain.

"On the forecast track, the core of Bonnie is expected to remain south of, but move parallel to, the coast of southern and southwestern Mexico during the next couple of days," NHC wrote in the latest advisory.

There's currently no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

Get Prepared: WESH 2 Hurricane Survival Guide 2022

As for other disturbances, Invest 95-L is no longer in play. It has disintegrated into a surface trough but will still bring rain to Texas. The only other tropical area that we are watching is in the Atlantic. It has a 10% chance of formation in the next two and five days.

Related: Breaking down the hurricane categories

Related: WESH 2's long-range forecast

Related: From tropical storm to a category 5 hurricane

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