Hurricane Willa, churning off central Mexico’s Pacific coast, strengthened on Sunday night to a dangerous Category 4 storm, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.
Willa was about 230 miles (370 km) south-southwest of Cabo Corrientes in Mexico with maximum sustained winds of 130 mph (215 kph). It is expected to make landfall between San Blas and Mazatlan on Tuesday, the NHC said.
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El #Huracán #Willa se intensifica y alcanza la categoría 4 en la escala Saffir-Simpson, a 320 km al suroeste de Playa Perula, Jal. Con vientos máximos sostenidos de 215 km/h, rachas de 250 km/h y desplazamiento hacia el nor-noroeste a 9 km/h pic.twitter.com/pIUdtpwdek
— CONAGUA Clima (@conagua_clima) October 21, 2018