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Hurricane Darby forms in the Pacific

Hurricane Darby is located 235 miles south-southwest of Puerto Escondido

By AP / June 24, 2010

Hurricane Darby formed Thursday in the Pacific off the coast of Mexico, packing winds of around 75 miles (120 kilometers) per hour. "Darby is a Category One hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale," the Miami-based National Hurricane Center said in a statement.

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Hurricane Darby has formed in the Pacific off Mexico's southwest coast and Hurricane Celia strengthened farther out at sea.

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The National Hurricane Center in Miami says Darby has maximum sustained winds of 75 mph.

Darby is located about 235 miles south-southwest of Puerto Escondido. The Category 1 hurricane is moving west-northwest near 9 mph.

Meanwhile, Celia became a Category 3 hurricane as it headed west over the open Pacific. Its maximum sustained winds increased to 115 mph.

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