Tropical Storm Carlos getting stronger in Pacific
MIAMI — Tropical Storm Carlos is getting stronger as it swirls far off Mexico’s Pacific coast.
The storm’s maximum sustained winds have increased to near 65 mph and the National Hurricane Center in Miami says the storm is expected to become a hurricane sometime Saturday or Sunday.
As of 11 a.m. EDT Saturday, Carlos was centered about 970 miles south-southwest of the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula. The storm is moving west near 10 mph on a path taking it farther out to sea.