Hurricane Odile comes ashore at tip of the Baja peninsula

Hurricane Odile made landfall about 10:45 p.m. Costa Rican time Sunday near Cabo San Lucas, México, the U.S. Hurricane Center reported. The report was based on satellite imagery, said the center.

The center downgraded Odile to a strong Category 3 storm, with top sustained winds of 205 kph, about 135 mph.

An automated observing station near Cabo San Lucas reported a sustained wind of 89 mph (144 kph) with a gust to 116 mph (187 kph).

Forecasters predict Odile will bring as much as 38 centimeters of rain in some of the more mountainous regions.

They also warn of large and destructive waves, significant coastal flooding, and life-threatening flash floods and mudslides.

Map shows hurricane as it makes landfall.

Map shows hurricane as it makes landfall.

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