Tropical Storm Alma

Alma was the first storm of the 2008 Eastern Pacific hurricane season.

Stats on Alma

Formed May 29, 2008
Dissipated May 30, 2008
Maximum Winds 65 mph
Lowest Pressure 994 millibars
Deaths 1
Damages $30 million
Effected Areas Central America
Landfall León, Nicaragua

Alma was noteable in that she Formed further east than any other Pacific storm (86.5ºW). Alma also made landfall further east than any other tropical system and was the firs t to make landfall on Nicaragua's Pacific coast. This is also the 9th year in a row that a storm has formed in May in the Eastern Pacific- the most consecutive years on record.


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