Hurricane Patricia weakens after slamming into Mexico’s coast
Puerto Vallarta, Jal.
Todd C. Frankel, Jason Samenow and Chris Mooney
View of the streets during the arrival of hurricane Patricia in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. (Hector Guerrero/AFP/Getty Images)
The oceans heating up because of climate change will have consequences, said Michael Mann, a climate researcher at Penn State University. “Hurricane Patricia, and her unprecedented 200 mile-per-hour sustained winds, appears to be one of them now, unfortunately.”