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  • PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico, Oct 24- Hurricane Patricia, one of the strongest storms ever recorded, crashed into western Mexico with rain and winds of up to 165 mph, hammering coastal areas but causing less damage than had been feared as it skirted cities and major tourist resorts. Mowing down trees, flooding streets and battering buildings, Patricia plowed into...

  • Patricia weakens to tropical depression over Mexico -NHC Saturday, 24 Oct 2015 | 10:51 AM ET

    Oct 24- Patricia, one of the strongest ever hurricanes, weakened further on Saturday to a tropical depression over Mexico after crashing into the country as a very powerful hurricane on Friday evening, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

  • PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico, Oct 24- Patricia, one of the strongest ever hurricanes, crashed into western Mexico with rain and winds of up to 165 mph, hammering coastal areas but skirting major cities and causing less damage than feared. Around 15,000 tourists had been hurriedly evacuated from the beach resort of Puerto Vallarta as people scrambled to get away from...

  • PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico, Oct 24- One of the strongest ever hurricanes lashed western Mexico with rain and winds of up to 165 mph, causing chaos in coastal towns and resorts but less damage than feared before weakening on Saturday as it moved inland. Mowing down trees, flooding streets and battering buildings, Hurricane Patricia plowed into Mexico as a Category 5...

  • PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico, Oct 24- One of the strongest hurricanes in history lashed western Mexico with wind and rain early on Saturday, sowing chaos in coastal towns and popular tourist resorts although early reports showed it causing less damage than feared. Mowing down trees, flooding streets and battering buildings, Hurricane Patricia ploughed into Mexico...

  • With winds of 160 miles per hour, the Category 5 hurricane had western Mexico on high alert, with the popular resort of Puerto Vallarta and others on the coast opening emergency shelters as hotels were closed. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Patricia could dissipate on Saturday as its winds will be sapped by the mountains of western Mexico.

  • PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico, Oct 23- Hurricane Patricia, one of the most powerful storms on record, struck Mexico's Pacific coast on Friday, threatening to inflict catastrophic damage as emergency teams scrambled to evacuate thousands of people from homes and popular beach resorts. Blowing winds of almost 165 miles per hour, the Category 5 hurricane had western...

  • Oct 23- Hurricane Patricia, one of the most powerful storms in history, has not yet affected Mexico auto production, companies with factories near the Pacific coast said on Friday, but they are keeping close tabs on its progress. A Honda Motor Co spokesman in Mexico said the company's plant in the state of Jalisco is operating normally, and that the company will...

  • PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico, Oct 23- Mexico scrambled on Friday to prepare as Hurricane Patricia, one of the strongest storms ever recorded, bore down on its Pacific Coast, prompting the evacuation of thousands of tourists and residents and a mad rush for emergency supplies. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the Category 5 storm was the strongest ever recorded...

  • Strongest storm in history Friday, 23 Oct 2015 | 1:08 PM ET
    Strongest storm in history

    The Weather Channel's Nick Walker reports on the strongest hurricane ever measured in the Western Hemisphere. Hurricane Patricia will be destructive for the coastline of Mexico.

  • PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico, Oct 23- Hurricane Patricia strengthened into one of the most powerful storms in history on Friday as it barreled toward Mexico's Pacific Coast, forcing resort hotels to evacuate guests and residents to stockpile supplies. The National Hurricane Center said Patricia was the strongest hurricane ever recorded in the Western...

  • PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico, Oct 23- Hurricane Patricia strengthened into a potentially catastrophic Category 5 storm as it churned toward Mexico's Pacific coast, having grown at an "incredible rate" in the past 12 hours, the World Meteorological Organization said on Friday. "Patricia is now the strongest ever hurricane to hit the eastern north Pacific region," WMO...

  • PUERTO VALLARTA, Oct 22- Hurricane Patricia strengthened into an "extremely dangerous" Category 5 storm late on Thursday as it churned toward Mexico's Pacific coast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. A hurricane warning was also in effect for the beach resort of Puerto Vallarta. Mexican emergency officials began to prepare shelters and warned people in...

  • MEXICO CITY, Oct 22- Hurricane Patricia strengthened into an "extremely dangerous" Category 4 storm on Thursday as it churned toward Mexico's Pacific coast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. The United States government issued an advisory urging its nationals to steer clear of beaches and rough seas, and to take shelter as instructed by Mexican officials.

  • MEXICO CITY, Oct 22- Hurricane Patricia strengthened into an "extremely dangerous" Category 4 storm on Thursday as it churned toward Mexico's Pacific coast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Patricia was last located about 275 miles south of the port of Manzanillo, where a hurricane warning had been issued. Mexican emergency officials began to prepare...

  • Historic flooding hits South Carolina Tuesday, 6 Oct 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Historic flooding hits South Carolina

    South Carolina's economic losses from the historic and deadly flooding will easily top $1 billion, experts say, but the looming issue for the state and federal government is that most of it will be uninsured.

  • Hurricane Joaquin gathers strength Friday, 2 Oct 2015 | 11:21 AM ET
    Hurrican Joaquin gathers strength

    The latest developments on Hurricane Joaquin, with Mike Seidel of The Weather Channel.

  • Hurricane Joaquin approaches mid-Atlantic Friday, 2 Oct 2015 | 10:15 AM ET
    Hurricane Joaquin approaches mid-Atlantic

    The Weather Channel's Mike Seidel highlights the strength of Hurricane Joaquin as it approaches the mid-Atlantic.

  • Hurricane Joaquin hits the Bahamas Friday, 2 Oct 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Hurricane Joaquin hits the Bahamas

    As Hurricane Joaquin battered the Bahamas early Friday, as the East Coast braces for potentially life threatening floods.

  • Oct 1- U.S. energy companies prepared for the arrival of Hurricane Joaquin in the New York area Tuesday, as forecasts suggested the storm would head up the U.S. East Coast, following a course similar to Hurricane Sandy in 2012.. With the storm currently battering the Bahamas and days away from the United States, New York- area energy firms were putting personnel and...