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Just In: Category 5 Hurricane Barreling Towards Caravan Path

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The migrant caravan is racing towards the U.S. border and they appear to have a smooth path coming up so far. However, there’s a terrible storm brewing and it has reached Category 5.

According to reports, Hurricane Willa has grown into a catastrophic Category 5 storm and is sweeping toward Mexico’s Pacific coast with winds of 160 mph.

As the migrant caravan heads north, they could potentially run into really bad conditions from it’s destruction.

Weather.com reported this earlier:

From weather.com

Hurricane Willa has rapidly intensified into a dangerous Category 4 hurricane and is expected to strengthen further early this week. Damaging winds, flooding rain and a potentially destructive storm surge will threaten Mexico’s Pacific coastline by midweek.

Tropical Storm Vicente also poses a heavy rain threat to Mexico in the week ahead.

Willa is tracking north-northwestward but is expected to slowly recurve toward the north Monday and the north-northeast by Tuesday. It should approach landfall along the southwestern coast of mainland Mexico by late Tuesday, which is expected to occur anywhere from near or north of Mazatlán to near Puerto Vallarta.

Hurricane Willa’s maximum sustained winds increased by 55 mph in the 24 hours ending 5 p.m. EDT Sunday. Willa’s winds increased by an additional 25 mph during the following three hours from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. EDT Sunday.

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