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Category 3 Willa makes landfall on Mexico's Sinaloa coast


October 24, 2018

MAZATLAN, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Willa swept onto Mexico's Pacific mainland with 120 mph (195 kph) winds Tuesday night, hitting an area of fishing villages and farms after roaring over an offshore penal colony.

The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the dangerous Category 3 storm hit near the town of Isla del Bosque in Sinaloa state. There were no early reports on damage.

The storm was moving inland at 10 mph (17 kph) and was forecast to quickly begin losing power.

Willa came ashore about 50 miles (80 kilometers) southeast of Mazatlan, a resort city that is home to high-rise hotels and...

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