MIAMI -- Tropical Storm Frank has formed in the Pacific off Mexico, and several storm warnings have been issued for parts of the coast.
Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami said Sunday that the storm had maximum sustained winds of 45 mph. It was about 140 miles southeast of Puerto Angel, Mexico. It was moving west at 7 mph.
Mexico has issued a tropical storm warning for the coast from Puerto Angel west to Punta Maldonado. A tropical storm watch also has been issued for Punta Maldonado west to Tecpan de Galeana.
A watch remains in effect from Salina Cruz west to Puerto Angel. Frank was forecast to move parallel to Mexico's coast and could become a hurricane in the next couple of days.