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Barbara Near Hurricane Strength Off Mexican Coast
MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Barbara is nearing hurricane strength in the Pacific and a hurricane warning has been issued for a portion of Mexico’s coast. The hurricane warning issued Wednesday morning covers an area in the Gulf of Tehuantepec from Puerto Angel to Barra de Tonala. Barba…
Miriam Threatens To Become Major Pacific Hurricane
MIAMI (AP) — U.S. forecasters say Miriam has rapidly strengthened into a Category 2 hurricane well off Mexico’s Baja California peninsula, but poses no threat to land. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami said Miriam is packing top sustained winds of 105 mph (165 kph) …
Hurricane Fabio Is Weakening In The Pacific
MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Fabio is weakening in the Pacific and could become a tropical storm later in the day. Fabio’s maximum sustained winds had decreased to near 80 mph (130 kph) early Monday with additional weakening forecast. But the U.S. National Hurricane Center says swells genera…
Hurricane Emilia Strengthens To Cat 4 Storm
MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Emilia is moving over the open Pacific as a powerful Category 4 storm but remains far from land. The hurricane’s maximum sustained winds Tuesday were near 130 mph (215 kph). The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said the storm was expected to begin a gradua…
Carlotta Now A Hurricane Off Mexico Pacific Coast
MIAMI (AP) — Carlotta has grown from a tropical storm to a full-blown hurricane as it moves toward southern Mexico’s Pacific coast. A hurricane warning is in effect Friday for Mexico’s coast from Punta Maldonado to Acapulco. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says the s…