An airline employee walks in the empty airport in Puerta Vallarta, Mexico, where all flights are canceled as Hurricane Patricia approaches the Pacific resort city. Patricia headed toward southwestern Mexico Friday as a monster Category 5 storm, the strongest ever in the Western Hemisphere. Forecasters said could make a “potentially catastrophic landfall” later Friday.
An airline employee walks in the empty airport in Puerta Vallarta, Mexico, where all flights are canceled as Hurricane Patricia approaches the Pacific resort city. Patricia headed toward southwestern Mexico Friday as a monster Category 5 storm, the strongest ever in the Western Hemisphere. Forecasters said could make a “potentially catastrophic landfall” later Friday. Cesar Rodriguez The Associated Press
An airline employee walks in the empty airport in Puerta Vallarta, Mexico, where all flights are canceled as Hurricane Patricia approaches the Pacific resort city. Patricia headed toward southwestern Mexico Friday as a monster Category 5 storm, the strongest ever in the Western Hemisphere. Forecasters said could make a “potentially catastrophic landfall” later Friday. Cesar Rodriguez The Associated Press

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