Latest Hurricane Norbert Stories
By Kirsten Johnson Associated Press PUERTO SAN CARLOS, Mexico -- Hurricane Norbert swept across Mexico's southern Baja California peninsula on Saturday, tearing off roofs and forcing hundreds of people to flee flooded homes.
Hurricane Norbert, with sustained winds of near 105 mph, Saturday was crossing into Baja California and Mexico's west coast, forecasters said. At 11 a.m.
Pacific Hurricane Norbert was 410 miles southwest of Mexico's Baja Peninsula early Thursday, moving slowly toward the Baja, U.S. forecasters said. At 2 a.m. PDT, Norbert had Category 3 winds of 125 mph with higher gusts, down from 12 hours earlier, when it had Category 4 135 mph winds, the U.S.
World in brief A satellite image from the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows Hurricane Norbert, with sustained winds of up to 105mph (165kph), approaching Mexico's Baja peninsula yesterday. It is expected to reach land by the weekend.
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