Hurricane Patricia Threatens Mexico Coast

October 22, 2015 9:33 PM

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Mexico City: Hurricane Patricia spiraled toward Mexico's Pacific coast today, threatening to mushroom into an "extremely dangerous" major storm before making landfall, forecasters said.

Patricia grew from a tropical storm to a hurricane before dawn and was packing maximum sustained winds of 155 kilometers (100 miles) per hour, according to the US National Hurricane Center.

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