Patricia May Be 1 of the Strongest Hurricanes Ever Recorded

The powerful storm hits parts of Mexico leaving devastation in its wake.
6:28 | 10/24/15

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Transcript for Patricia May Be 1 of the Strongest Hurricanes Ever Recorded
Good morning, and we are coming on the air in the midst of a major breaking weather story. The most powerful hurricane ever to hit the western hem fees threatening Mexico and Texas. We want you to take a look at this video. A truck flipping over in the storms in Mexico. The storm made land fausm overnight. It's dangerous and already headed to Texas. A state dealing with devastating floods. We are team coverage with rob standing by in Texas. But we're going to start here with Matt Gutman on the ground in Mexico. Matt? Reporter: This morning, we are getting our first look at the damage hurricane Patricia left behind. A tropical nightmare for vai gagsgoers, hit by torrential rain and howling winds. The storm witching through the area like a buzz saw with 165-mile-per-hour winds. The roaring currents in the streets making travel nearly impossible. Ambulance plowing through the winds. And watch the truck hydroplaning across the highway, spinning out of control from the dangerous high winds, smashing into the median before tipping over completely. From the space center, hurricane Patricia covering a good part of the globe. Tens of thousands of tourists evacuated, kramd on buses. We found this couple at the airport. We feel this is the safest place. We talked to the lady coming in to clean our room. And she hugged us and she was crying and we were crying. Reporter: Traffic at a stand still. Friday afternoon, the airports along the coast all closed. Civil authorities moving in where tourists had been before. Police ordering them to seek shelter. Many of the 10,000 Americans forced to ride it out in Puerto Vallarta. We are struggling for a game face for the kids. Reporter: In the eye of Patricia when she was just a category 4. Thanks to Matt Gutman from Mexico this morning. Hundreds of American tourists have been caught in the path of this storm, including Elizabeth and Oscar vargas who are in the middle of their honeymoon. Police talked to her askinging if her hotel was ready for it. It didn't seem that way. It seemed like it was happening fast. And everybody was evacuated and we weren't. That was concerning. They had us stay in a conference room big enough for anybody here. You are in a conference room. How was the night? He actually didn't have to stay the entire night. We went in the about 3:00 in the afternoon and they held us there until 10:00 P.M. And the government said it was safe for residents to return back to their room if they wanted. So the worst is over. Can you get back actually to honeymooning? Well, we were scheduled to fly out Saturday, which I think is today, a little disorienting. But our flight's been canceled and the main concern is landslides and flooding and everything. So we don't know when we're going to be able to get back home at this point. I think we're going to be here at the resort at least another day. And it's pretty rainy. When the storm was barreling in, why did you decide not to just take off. Yesterday morning, we woke up and we went into town. And I had a mishap where my atm card was eaten by an atm machine. So we had limited funds down here. I was trying to get money wired from family and we weren't able to. So actually a few things literally prevented us from being able to leave town. So all in all, would you say it put a damper on your honeymoon or was it just a fun kind of adventure. I guess it was a pretty fun adventure. If my husband and I can survive the worst recorded hurricane in history, I guess we can survive anything. That is the right way to look at it, I can tell you after a few years of marriage myself. Congratulations on your recent nuptials. We gave us a marriage advice this morning. She is not to be concerned confused with ABC news' Elizabeth vargas. That is a different Elizabeth vargas. They deserve another honeymoon. Part two. And Ron said it was a two-part question whether or not they were going to be habl to get back to honeymooning. Yeah, going out to eat, kayaking. That is what you were reference referencing, right? Clearly. And rob is tracking Patricia.

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