U.S. Weather

Hurricane Miriam forms in Pacific Ocean but does not threaten land

Hurricane Miriam has formed in the Pacific Ocean, but it poses no threat to land.

Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami said Miriam was about 430 miles south of the southern tip of Baja California. The storm has winds of 90 mph and is moving northwest at about 12 mph.

In the open Atlantic, Tropical Storm Nadine is meandering far from land with winds of about 60 mph.