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Hurricane Celia upgraded to Category 2 hurricane

Hurricane Celia grew stronger Monday and was upgraded to a Category 2. Hurricane Celia could become a major hurricane.

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Hurricane Celia was upgraded to a Category 2 Monday.

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Hurricane Celia grew stronger Monday evening in the East Pacific Ocean and was upgraded to a Category 2.

Celia was centered about 505 miles south of Manzanillo, Mexico and the storm is not seen as a threat to land.

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The hurricane is expected to continue moving west, away from the Mexican coast, for the next couple of days. Celia is expected to get stronger and could become a major hurricane on Tuesday.

The storm's maximum sustained winds Monday evening were 105 mph. Cecilia was moving westward at 8 mph.

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