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Hurricane strengthens to category 4

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter

Hurricane Odile, a category 4 storm, is expected to make landfall the Baja California peninsula in Mexico on Sunday night and Monday.

As of Sunday afternoon, Odile was located about 290 miles south-southeast of the southern tip of the peninsula, with maximum sustained winds of 135 miles per hour.

The US National Hurricane Center’s public advisory said that the eye of the storm is expected to move northwest over the next two days.

(Source: CNN World)

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