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|
|Effected Areas||Central America|
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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