Update: Tropical Storm Iselle has been downgraded to a tropical depression and is expected to weaken further today. This will be our last update on this storm.
(August 14, 1:46 p.m.) -- A tropical depression off the coast of Mexico strengthened into a tropical storm on Wednesday. At 8 a.m. PDT, the National Hurricane Center reported Tropical Storm Iselle to be located 355 miles south of the southern tip of Baja California.
Tropical Storm Iselle is moving in a northwesterly direction at about 8 miles per hour, with maximum sustained winds near 50 m.p.h. The storm is expected to remain offshore through Friday and begin to weaken in the next few days.