Oct 24, 2015

Hurricane Patricia weakens after slamming into Mexico’s coast

Manzanillo, Col.
Puerto Vallarta, Jal.
Guadalajara, Jalisco
Mexico
by
Todd C. Frankel, Jason Samenow and Chris Mooney
,
Washington Post
View of the streets during the arrival of hurricane Patricia in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. (Hector Guerrero/AFP/Getty Images)
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.”