AccuWeather.com - Hurricane 2010 - Atlantic Basin: "As of 5:00 a.m. EDT the first tropical storm of the season has formed in the western Caribbean. Tropical Storm Alex is located near 16.9 north, 84.9 west or about 220 miles to the east of Belize City, Belize. Maximum-sustained winds are 40 mph with gusts up to 50 mph, mainly occurring on the east side of the storm center. Estimated surface pressure of the system is 1004 mb or 29.65 inches. The system is moving west-northwest at about 8 mph."