The largest hurricane ever recorded quickly turned into a tropical depression as it hit Mexico's west coast this weekend.
Update 10/25/2015: Due to Patricia's rapid degradation, there have been no reports of serious damage in Mexico. The port at Manzanillo experienced no major complications, and activity has returned to normal.
10/23/2015: Hurricane Patricia, officially the strongest hurricane ever recorded, is set to make landfall as a Category 5 hurricane on Mexico’s west coast this evening. The deadly hurricane grew from a tropical storm to a Category 5 system in just 24 hours—now, scientists are predicting 200 mph sustained winds and higher when the storm makes landfall.
Patricia will hit the state of Jalisco, which includes the large metropolitan and manufacturing center of Guadalajara as well as ports in Manzanillo—the largest in Mexico by volume.
Guadalajara and the Surrounding Area
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