Hurricane Hilary is rapidly intensifying, could bring significant flooding to Southern California, Southwest

US, and Gulf Coast.

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is closely monitoring Hurricane Hilary in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The storm is currently a category 2 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 105 mph. Hilary is moving westward at 14 mph and is expected to continue in this direction.

The NHC is forecasting that the storm may continue to strengthen as it approaches the coast of Mexico. The hurricane could potentially bring significant flooding to parts of Southern California, the Southwest US, and the Gulf Coast. The NHC is warning residents in the affected areas to prepare for potential flooding and heightened storm surge.

At this time, there are no coastal warnings or watches associated with Hurricane Hilary.