MIAMI (AP) – Hurricane Carlos has weakened to a tropical storm far off Mexico’s Pacific coast.

The National Hurricane Center in Miami says Carlos’ maximum sustained winds have dropped to near 65 mph with further weakening expected.

The storm is centered about 1,640 miles west-southwest of the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula and is heading west near 9 mph.

Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Dolores is gaining strength in the Pacific. Dolores’ maximum sustained winds have increased to near 45 mph. Forecasters expect the storm to get stronger.

Dolores is centered about 635 miles southwest of Baja California and is moving northwest near 14 mph.


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