Blas formed as a tropical storm on June 14th, 2022 south of southwestern Mexico in the Eastern Pacific. Over the next few days, Blas traveled nearly parallel to the Mexico coastline, becoming a hurricane on June 15th. Hurricane Blas reached its peak intensity on June 17th, with maximum sustained winds of 90 mph.
Blas continued moving northwest, venturing over cooler waters. On June 20th, Blas weakened to a tropical depression, transitioning to a post-tropical cyclone later that day.
Satellite animations of this event:
Hover over the boxes to play. Click the images to view enlarged