Hurricane warning issued for Mexico ahead of Bud

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Bud weakened to a Category 2 storm as it headed early Friday toward an area of beach resorts and small mountain villages on Mexico’s Pacific coast stretching south from Puerto Vallarta. Authorities canceled school in 11 communities expected to be hit by heavy rains in Jalisco state, and emergency workers were preparing emergency shelters. A hurricane warning was up for Mexico’s Pacific...

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Hurricane Spawned Tornadoes

So you’ve stocked up on canned goods, bottled water, and batteries, and you’ve rushed your nearest home improvement store for as much plywood as you could get your hands on. You know that you’re ready for all that mother nature can throw at you when Hurricane (insert name) strikes your area, but did you, while checking off the 3 cans of Spam and 2 portable generators from your shopping list, prepare for a hurricane-spawned tornado? Many...

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5 Deadliest Hurricane Mistakes

Hurricanes have been called the most dangerous storms on earth. Each year on average, 84 hurricanes, typhoons (Western Pacific), and cyclones (Indian Ocean) are formed throughout the world, and each year these storms devastate coastlines from Texas to Taiwan. It is estimated that as a result of these meteorological monstrosities, 20,000 people are killed in any given year though there are wild fluctuations that sometimes send the annual...

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