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Carlotta reaches hurricane strength near Mexico
Tropical storm Carlotta intensified to hurricane strength off the western coast of Mexico on Friday. The storm was about 120 miles south-southeast of Puerto Angel, Mexico, and 330 miles southeast of the resort town of Acapulco, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center. With sustained winds near 80 mph, Carlotta was moving toward the northwest at 12 mph. The storm is expected to strengthen rapidly, and could possibly become a Category 2. A hurricane warning is in effect for parts of the Pacific coast of Mexico, from the seaport city of Salina Cruz to Acapulco.
 

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ropical storm Carlotta intensified to hurricane strength off the western coast of Mexico on Friday. The storm was about 120 miles south-southeast of Puerto Angel, Mexico, and 330 miles southeast of the resort town of Acapulco, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center. With sustained winds near 80 mph, Carlotta was moving toward the northwest at 12 mph. The storm is expected to strengthen rapidly, and could possibly become a Category 2. A hurricane warning is in effect for parts of the Pacific coast of Mexico, from the seaport city of Salina Cruz to Acapulco.
 

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