Hurricane Bud strengthens to category 3 off Mexico Pacific coast

Hurricane Bud strengthens off Mexico's Pacific coast

Two major category 5 hurricanes, Irma and Maria, ploughed through the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean and the United States west coast during 2017's extremely active Atlantic storm season, leaving a trail of destruction in their wake. It was centered about 265 miles (425 kilometers) south-southwest of Cabo Corrientes, Mexico, and was moving northwest at 7 mph (11 kph).

Hurricane Bud, now a Category 3 storm with winds of 125 miles per hour, continued to spin off Mexico's west coast Tuesday, the National Hurricane Center said.

A graphic provided by the National Hurricane Center shows the location of Cat 3 Hurricane Bud.

The Weather Channel said predicted it would be a tropical storm when it arrives in Baja California Sur. Unsafe ocean swells and rip currents may commence Tuesday.

The storm will begin to weaken over the next couple of days as it approaches Baja California as a much weaker tropical storm.

High surf will be generated, propagating first to the southern Mexican coast, then pushing northward toward the Baja Peninsula, including Los Cabos.

Conditions could become more favorable for tropical development late in the week when the system moves into the southwestern Gulf of Mexico. Rainfall by Friday afternoon will range from 3 to 6 inches.

Forecasters for AccuWeather and Global Weather Cycles and Oscillations told Daily Star Online they are both predicting an above-average season - the third in a row.

Hurricane Bud is strengthening at this hour off the western coast of Mexico. Matt Lowry, a hurricane specialist at FEMA, tweeted that the duo represent one of 15 cases since 1949 of hurricanes this strong forming in such rapid succession.

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