Hurricane Franklin approaches Mexico

Residents prepare for the arrival of Hurricane Franklin in eastern Mexico, threatening torrential rains and flash floods.
1:05 | 08/10/17

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The first hurricane of the season gaining strength at this hour hurricane Franklin. With 75 mile an hour winds growing in the Gulf of Mexico tonight already being felt near Cancun. On truck slammed ashore later this evening. Also tonight bill forecasters revising their outlook predicting what could be a quote extremely active season. With fourteen to nineteen named storms including five to nine hurricanes. Up to five of them major. Never what we want to hear but let's bring in rob Marciano tonight first the track of Franklin wears is working tonight was got warm what are on and it needs it and that's why we've seen so many storms so far this as season which is very active regimented. In the southern. Gulf of Mexico the bay of campy T there every five mile an hour winds we expected stricken maybe a little bit more but a category one storm at landfall and slamming those mounds of Mexico. Really flooding rain and deadly mudslides is a big concern there were also concerned about two disturbances closer to home want to stop the coast of Florida. And another one rolling towards the Bahamas that what has a better chance of developing here potentially threatening the US coastline here. Towards the middle of next week a very active season as you mentioned could be the most active in seven years if we track and of course rob thank you.

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