Carlos becomes Hurricane(The Weather Channel)
Carlos continues to strengthen in the eastern Pacific and has now become the 2nd Hurricane of the season, with maximum sustained winds near the center now at 80 mph.
From Weather Underground:
Carlos is moving toward the west near 12 mph...19 km/hr. A motion just north of due west with a small increase in forward speed isexpected during the next two days.
Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 80 mph...130 km/hr...with higher gusts. Some additional strengthening is forecast during the next 24 hours.
Hurricane force winds extend outward up to 25 miles...35 km...from the center...and tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 85 miles...140 km.