Hurricane Darby now Category 2; could become major hurricane today
Hurricane Darby has strengthened to a Category 2 hurricane. Hurricane Darby could become major hurricane later in the day.
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The hurricane is located about 250 miles (400 kilometers) south-southwest of Acapulco, Mexico. It's heading west-northwest near 7 mph (11 kph).
Meanwhile, the powerful Hurricane Celia continues churning farther out in the Pacific. The Category 5 hurricane has maximum sustained winds near 160 mph (260 kph). But the hurricane center says Celia is approaching cooler waters and is expected to weaken over the next two days.
Neither hurricane poses an immediate threat to land.
IN PICTURES: Notable hurricanes in the past two decades