Hurricane Rosa Expected To Strengthen, Heads Toward Southwest Mexico

Hurricane Rosa has become the 10th hurricane of the eastern Pacific season and is expected to continue strengthening.

Location: 510 miles west-southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico Maximum sustained winds: 75 mph and movement: west-northwest at 10 mph

At 11 a.m., the center of Hurricane Rosa was located 510 miles west-southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico.

Rosa is moving toward the west-northwest near 10 mph, and this general motion is forecast to continue for the next two days. A turn to the northwest is expected by Saturday morning.

Maximum sustained winds have quickly increased to near 75 mph, with higher gusts, and rapid strengthening is forecast to continue through tonight.

Afterward, strengthening should continue at a slower rate through Friday.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 25 miles from the
center, and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 80 miles.