Hurricane Willa intensifies as 'life-threatening' storm on path to Mexico

Hurricane Willa as seen from NOAA's GOES Wast satellite Sun. Oct. 21 2018.                        NOAA

Hurricane Willa as seen from NOAA's GOES Wast satellite Sun. Oct. 21 2018. NOAA

Newly formed Hurricane Willa rapidly gained force and grew into an "extremely dangerous" Category four storm in the Pacific off Mexico today.

The hurricane heading toward Mexico's Pacific coast was labeled "life-threatening" by the US National Hurricane Center (NHC), potentially causing damage to some of the country's popular tourist areas.

"Willa is an extremely risky category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale".

Hurricane force winds extended out 25 miles (40 kilometers) from the storm's core and tropical storm force winds were up to 90 miles (145 kilometers) out.

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By early Monday, Willa had maximum sustained winds of 155 mph (255 kph) - the same windspeed Hurricane Michael had at landfall in Florida - and was centered about 230 miles (370 kilometers) south of the Islas Marias and 175 miles (280 kilometers) south-southwest of Cabo Corrientes.

The hurricane center said 6 to 12 inches (15 to 30.5 centimeters) of rain should fall - and some places could see up to 18 inches (46 centimeters) - on parts of Mexico's western Jalisco, western Nayarit and southern Sinaloa states, raising the danger of flash flooding and landslides in mountainous areas.

The Miami-based center believes Willa will come ashore on Tuesday afternoon or evening but also reported it could hit Wednesday with a storm surge as "large and destructive waves" join the weather system.

To add to the woes, the Tropical Storm Vicente will also threaten Mexico with heavy downpours in the coming days.

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A hurricane watch has been issued from San Blas to Mazatlan and north of Mazatlan to Bahia Tempehuaya.

Mexico will begin to feel the impacts of Willa late Tuesday morning and the storm is forecast to make landfall south of Mazatlan Tuesday night as a major Category 3 hurricane or higher.

On the other hand, the hurricane Vicente would stay offshore or near the southern coast of Mexico, weakening to a tropical depression through Tuesday morning.

It was located about 100 miles (160 kilometres) southeast of Puerto Angel with winds of 50 mph (85 kph).

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