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First Hurricane of Eastern Pacific Season Named Saturday

Sat, 24 May 2014 17:32:00 +0000

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The first hurricane of the eastern Pacific season has been named on Saturday, after being spotted off the west coast of Mexico.

According to the National Weather Service, Hurricane Amanda is intensifying rapidly and could become a major hurricane by Sunday. The NWS says that the storm will likely curve off to the northwest, making a landfall unlikely.

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