Update: Hurricane Hernan Weakens in the Pacific
August 12, 2008
(August 10, 3:45 p.m.) -- Hurricane Hernan, located 1,140 miles west-southwest of Baja California, is weakening slowly in the Pacific.
According to the National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Hernan was moving west-northwest at about 9 miles per hour, with winds near 90 miles per hour, as of 8 a.m. PDT. The storm is expected to turn gradually to the west and southwest and continue to lose strength over the next few days.
Hernan's current path does not show it approaching land, such as Hawaii, within the next five days.
--by Erica Silverstein, Associate Editor