Hurricane Odile expected to slam Cabo San Lucas Mexico Sept 14, 14

Posted on September 14, 2014 • Filed under: Mexico, TRAVEL, Weather/Climate reported hurricane Odile intensified from a Category 1 storm to a Category 4 monster in less than a day, and is forecast to make landfall near Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, on Sunday night. Cabo is a popular resort town on the southern tip of the Baja Peninsula, and the city could see winds exceeding 100 miles per hour, along with a damaging storm surge and flooding from heavy rain.

According to the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami, Florida, Odile has prompted hurricane warnings in Mexico, from Puerto San Andresito to Punta Abreojos. Tropical storm warnings are also in effect north of there, along with hurricane and tropical storm watches. Hurricane warnings mean that hurricane conditions — with sustained winds exceeding 74 mph — are expected in the area. Read Article

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