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Tropical Storm Danielle and Tropical Storm Frank prompt warnings

Tropical Storm Danielle is getting stronger as Tropical Storm Frank churns in the Pacific.

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This Aug. 20 satellite photo released by NASA, shows Tropical Depression 8 as a circular area of clouds about 230 miles west of Manzanillo, Mexico. The Tropical Depression has formed into Tropical Storm Frank in the Pacific Ocean off Mexico and warnings have been issued along the coast. Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Danielle is getting stronger Monday far out over the Atlantic.

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Tropical storm watches and warnings have been extended westward along Mexico's coast as Tropical Storm Frank churns in the Pacific.

Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Danielle is getting stronger Monday far out over the Atlantic.

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In Mexico, a tropical storm warning is in effect for the coast from Laguanas de Chacahua westward to Zihuatanejo. A tropical storm watch is in effect from west of Zihuatanejo to Punta San Telmo.

Frank has maximum sustained winds near 60 mph (95 kph) and it's possible it could become a hurricane by late Tuesday. The storm is located about 205 miles (330 kilometers) south-southeast of Acapulco, Mexico, and is expected to move parallel along the southern coast through Wednesday.


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