Hurricane Linda Strengthening in the Pacific Coast

Hurricane Linda Current Status and Forecast:

  • Hurricane Linda has strengthened rapidly several hundred miles south of the southern tip of Baja California.
  • Linda was a 45 mph tropical storm late Sunday morning, but had intensified into a Category 2 hurricane with 100 mph winds 24 hours later on Monday morning.
  • Linda is expected to continue to strengthen and could reach major hurricane status early this week while tracking northwest, remaining well off Mexico’s southwest Pacific coast and the Baja peninsula.
  • Linda will trigger a surge of moisture into the U.S. Desert Southwest, leading to enhanced coverage of thunderstorms, there, Wednesday into Thursday. This includes parts of southern Arizona and southeast California.
  • Some swells generated by Linda will eventually propagate toward the southern Baja peninsula this week.

(MAP: Follow Tropical Storm Linda with our new Interactive Storm Tracker)

Current Status

Current Status

Forecast Path

Forecast Path

The official forecast track of the center of the tropical cyclone over the next five days. Impacts such as rain, wind and high surf may and often do occur outside the cone.




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