2 hurricanes roar in Pacific far off western Mexico

September 3, 2017

Two hurricanes moving through the Pacific Ocean off Mexico are not expected to threaten land.

The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Hurricane Hilary is a Category 2 storm with maximum sustained winds of 105 mph (165 kph). Its center is about 460 miles (740 kilometers) south of the southern tip of Baja California, and it is heading west-northwest at 12 mph (19 kph).

Hilary is expected to begin weakening between Wednesday night and Friday.

Hurricane Irwin was farther out in the Pacific with winds of 90 mph (150 kph). Gradual weakening was forecast for the coming days.

No coastal warnings or watches were in effect.