Lixion Avila, Miles Lawrence, and Richard Pasch contributed to this report. Stephen Baig produced the track chart. Special thanks to Alberto Hernandez Unzon from the Servicio Meteorologico de Mexico for providing valuable data and to Chris Velden from the University of Wisconsin Space Science and Engineering Center for providing the satellite picture.
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