The center of Tropical Storm “Rosa” was located about 225 km (140 miles) WSW of Punta Eugenia, and 525 km (325 miles) SSW of San Felipe, Mexico at 09:00 UTC on October 1, 2018. Rosa is expected to produce heavy rain across Baja California and northwestern Sonora, Central and Southern Arizona and the rest of the Desert Southwest, Central Rockies and Great Basin. Life-threatening flash flooding is expected as well as dangerous debris flows and landslides in mountainous regions.

The storm had maximum sustained winds of 85 km/h (50 mph) at the time and was moving NW at 19 km/h (12 mph) with minimum central pressure of 994 hPa.

via Tropical Storm “Rosa” approaching Baja California, flooding, debris flows and landslides possible over parts of Mexico and western United States

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Tropical Storm “Rosa” approaching Baja California, flooding, debris flows and landslides possible over parts of Mexico and western United States

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