Hurricanes & Tropical Storms - May 2003
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|The eastern North Pacific hurricane season officially begins on May 1st, generally peaks in late August/early September and concludes around the beginning of November. On May 20th, a tropical depression approximately 650 miles south of Manzanillo, Mexico became the first tropical storm of the 2003 season for the eastern North Pacific. Tropical Storm Andres reached maximum windspeeds of 40 knots (46 mph) and never threatened land. T.S. Andres was downgraded to a depression on the 24th.