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 and Guerrero.
Both agencies remind coastal residents that while the storms center will remain 200 miles off the coast of Jalisco and Nayarit, the storm extends well beyond 200 miles into the coastal areas and in the range of tropical storm winds, rains . . .