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Tropical Storm Octave sees another storm take shape nearby

Tropical Storm Octave is moving towards Mexico's Pacific coastline. Meanwhile, another tropical system has formed in the Pacific Ocean near Tropical Storm Octave.

By Associated Press / October 16, 2013

This NOAA satellite image taken Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 11:00 AM EDT shows Tropical Depression Octave producing cloudiness across northern Mexico and Texas.

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Another tropical storm, Priscilla, has formed in the eastern Pacific south of Tropical Storm Octave, which is approaching Mexico.

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Priscilla's maximum sustained winds early Monday are near 40 mph with some strengthening expected.

Priscilla is centered about 705 miles southwest of the southern tip of Mexico's Baja California and is moving north-northeast near 12 mph.

Meanwhile, farther north, Tropical Storm Octave is maintaining its strength with maximum sustained winds near 65 mph. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says the storm is expected to weaken and become a tropical depression Tuesday by the time it nears Baja California.

Octave is centered about 245 miles south-southwest of Cabo San Lazaro, Mexico, and is moving north-northwest near 14 mph.

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