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12-Hour Vertical Wind Shear and Infrared Temperatures

Magnitude of 200-850 hPa vertical wind shear (shaded) and 1000-hPa wind vector at specified time periods every 12 hours. Only vertical wind shear values less than 8 m/s are indicated, and highlight regions over the low latitudes of the East Pacific in which the vertical shear is favorable for tropical storm development.

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