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Hurricane Rick – Category 5+

Hurricane RickPosition: 15.0 N 105.9 W [10 PM CDT 0300 UTC].
Movement: West-Northwest [290°] near 14 mph [22 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 180 mph [285 kph].
Wind Gusts: 220 mph [355 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 155 miles [250 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 45 miles [75 km].
Minimum central pressure: 906 mb ↓.

It is 605 miles [975 km] South-Southeast of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

Rick is now second only to 1997 Hurricane Linda on the list of strongest eastern Pacific storms.

Here’s the link for NOAA’s latest satellite images.

[For the latest information click on the storm symbol, or go to the CATEGORIES drop-down box below the CALENDAR and select “Hurricanes” for all of the posts related to storms on this site.]