Hurricane Bud forms off the coast of Mexico

May 24, 2012MEXICOHurricane Bud formed off the southwestern coast of Mexico late Wednesday, the National Hurricane Center in Miami reported. The Category 1 storm with 75 mph winds was located about 385 miles (620 kilometers) southwest of Manzanillo, and was tracking to the north at 6 mph. “Additional strengthening is forecast during the next 240 hours,” the hurricane center said. “Some slight weakening is forecast to begin by Friday.” The forecast map shows the storm approaching the coast late Friday before slipping off to the southwest and away from land. Bud is the second named tropical storm of the East Pacific hurricane season. CNN
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1 Response to Hurricane Bud forms off the coast of Mexico

  1. streams13 says:
    A quick peek at the National Hurricane Center site indicates that Bud is up to Category 2 status with 105 mph sustained winds.


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