Published On: Sat, Sep 13th, 2014

‘Odile’ develops into category 1 hurricane

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The National Weather Service (SMN) said Odile has developed into category 1 hurricane, on the Saffir-Simpson scale, and is located approximately 320 kilometers (200 miles) south-southwest of Manzanillo, Colima and 445 kilometers (275 miles) south of Cabo Corrientes, Jalisco.

The phenomenon will cause maximum sustained winds near 100 k/h (62mph) and gusts of  up to 150 k/h (93 mph). It is moving to the northwest at 7 k/h (4.3 mph).

The SMN said the storm is likely to strengthen over the next 48 hours, possibly turning into a stronger hurricane on the next 24 hours.

Odile will bring heavy rains in mountainous regions of Guerrero, Michoacán, Colima, Jalisco and Nayarit; very strong rains in Guanajuato, Querétaro, in southern Sinaloa and Baja California Sur.

Odile's Path

Odile’s Path

Source: www.eluniversal.com.mx

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