Hurricane Greg Getting Stronger; Closing in on Mexico

Posted on August 19, 2011 • Filed under: Mexico, Weather/Climate

Hurricane Greg, which formed Wednesday night and is already measuring as a Category 1 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale, is on its way to Mexico. It is currently located about 330 miles south of the state of Baja California Sur in Mexico and is moving at a speed of 20 miles per hour in a northeasterly direction and has sustained wind speeds of 80 miles per hour. While Mexico is preparing for Greg, there is another storm on the horizon in the Pacific. Tropical Storm Fernanda is still developing and wind speeds are already up to 60 miles per hour. However, meteorologists currently say that the storm’s path does not indicate landfall. Read Article

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