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First Hurricane Andres Now a Category 3 Storm

Andres has strengthened to a Category 3 hurricane far out to sea in the eastern Pacific. The first named storm of the 2015 season had maximum sustained winds of 125 mph (205 kph) Sunday afternoon. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami is forecasting that the storm will slowly weaken over the next 48 hours. Other than strong surf, the storm posed no threats to land.

Andres is centered about 780 miles (1,260 kilometers) southwest of the southern tip of Baja California, Mexico, and is moving west at 8 mph (13 kph).

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