MIAMI (AP) -- A tropical depression moving west far out over the Pacific is expected to strengthen to a tropical storm.
The depression's maximum sustained winds early Thursday are near 35 mph (55 kph). The U.S. National Hurricane Center says the depression is expected to strengthen and become a tropical storm later in the day.
The depression is centered about 1,550 miles (2,490 kilometers) west-southwest of the southern tip of Mexico's Baja California peninsula and is moving west near 12 mph (19 kph).
The depression does not pose an immediate threat to land.