Pacific storm brushes southwest coast of Mexico, with heavy mountain rains, intense surf and some flooding
By Summit Voice
SUMMIT COUNTY — Hurricane Beatriz was downgraded to a tropical storm that is now veering away from the coastline of Mexico, but not before brushing a long stretch of mountains and beaches with high winds, powerful surf and heavy rain.
Waves as big as 10 to 13 feet crashed ashore along the coast of Guerrero, Michoacan, Colima and Jalisco, and Mexican new agencies were reporting some flooding in the mountains and along the coast. (more…)
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