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A weather system is taking shape to the south of Mexico and will likely become a powerful cyclone in the coming days, Puerto Vallarta is watching developments. If the storm develops into a cyclone, it will be names Hurricane Vance and be the twentieth named storm of the season. This developing tropical cyclone could potentially...
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Six people have died as Tropical Storm Trudy – since downgraded to a tropical depression – lashes Mexico, prompting evacuations and stranding 16 towns. The heavy rain caused a landslide on a farm in the indigenous town of Tlacoachistlahuaca in the southern state of Guerrero, killing a 23-year-old man, a civil protection official told local...
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Hurricane Simon formed on Friday off Mexico’s Pacific coast, bringing further heavy rain and strong swells to Baja California, which was battered by heavy rains last month. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Simon was about 280 miles (445 km) south-southwest of the southern tip of Baja California, which suffered record damage from hurricane Odile...
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Tropical Storm Simon formed off the coast of the Mexican Pacific, expected to become a hurricane by Saturday, creates the potential for intense torrential rains and high waves along the West Coast of Mexico, the National Weather Service warns. The agency reports that at 3:00 AM, Simon was 420 kilometers (260 miles) southwest of Puerto...
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Fireworks! Paint some pottery, great fun with friends and family. Open this week Thursday – Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM. Come in and unleash the artist in you at FireWorks! Our cheery studio is the ideal place to paint your heart out! Even non-artistic types are welcome to select their favorite piece to paint,...
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A tropical disturbance located south of Michoacán has a 90% chance of becoming a cyclone in the next 48 hours. At 1:00 PM central time the storm was located 220 km south-southwest of Lazaro Cardenas with sustained winds of 45 km/h and gusting at 55 km/h. The storm is moving west-northwest at 18 km/h, parallel...
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Tropical Depression Rachel is spinning down west of Mexico’s Baja California, and another tropical low pressure area developing off the coast of southwestern Mexico dwarfs the tropical storm. NOAA’s GOES-West satellite showed the size difference between the two tropical low pressure areas. NOAA’s GOES-West satellite captured an image of the Eastern Pacific Ocean on Sept....
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Tropical Storm Rachel became a hurricane on Saturday off the coast of Mexico as she continued moving away from the coast. While not expected to make landfall, Hurricane Rachel is causing heavy rains in the resort town of Los Cabos, already battered by Hurricane Odile. Rachel is a category 1 hurricane and is located 740...
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The Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board has reported that the destination is 100 percent operational after recovering from hurricanes Nobert, Odile and Polo which came close to the destination during the past weeks. All hotels, resorts, tour operations, convention center, airport and golf courses are up-and-running and welcoming visitors. The city of Puerto Vallarta is surrounded...
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Tropical Storm Rachel became the 17th named storm of the 2014 Eastern Pacific hurricane season Wednesday night. Wind shear, or changing wind direction and/or speed with height, is expected to put a lid on the system’s intensity in the short-term. Then, the system will track over cooler water and more stable air, inducing further weakening...
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Tropical Storm Polo is forecast to become a hurricane off Mexico’s Pacific Coast on Thursday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said, just days after a severe storm battered the Baja California peninsula. As of Tuesday afternoon, Polo was about 260 miles (418 km) south of Mexico’s beach resort of Acapulco and moving in a...
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The National Civil Protection, Interior Ministry, in coordination with the National Weather Service of Mexico, has stated that Hurricane Odile is located 200 miles off-shore and moving slowly northwest away from the southern Mexico coastline. The storm has sustained winds of 120 km/h and Tropical Storm watches are in effect from Nayarit, Jalisco, Colima, Michoacan...
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