November 2, 2012
Tropical Storm Rosa’s Rains Southeast Of Center Seen By NASA
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Wind shear is pushing the bulk of Tropical Storm Rosa southeast of the storm's center, and that's evident on infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite. Meanwhile System 99E, that was trailing behind Rosa on Oct. 31, has now "given up the ghost" as a result of that same wind shear.
At 11 a.m. EDT Nov. 1, the center of Tropical Storm Rosa was located near latitude 13.9 north and longitude 118.4 west, about 825 miles (1,345 km) southwest of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Rosa had maximum sustained winds near 50 mph (85 kph) and was moving toward the west-southwest near 2 mph (4 kph). Rosa is expected to drift to the southwest and weaken over the next couple of days.
The low pressure area called System 99E that lies east of Rosa was also affected by wind shear and is no longer suspect for tropical development.