Hurricane Patricia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Hurricane Patricia 2015-10-24 1800.png

Hurricane Patricia of 2015 was the strongest hurricane ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere. The storm was headed for western Mexico. Its winds grew to Category 5 level and reached 215 mph.

Patricia had the highest hurricane winds since Hurricane Linda in 1997.[1]

On April 25, 2016, the name Patricia was retired and replaced with Pamela.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Patricia Grows Stronger". Fox News. Retrieved Oct 23, 2015.