Tropical storm Beatriz becoming Hurricane Beatriz: 2nd east Pacific cyclone of 2011
Forecasters on Monday were predicting that Tropical Storm Beatriz would bloat into a full-scale hurricane overnight, which would be the eastern Pacific's second major cyclone this year. Watch the storm grow in these peachy images from U.S. satellites.
Tropical storm Beatriz: una gran tormenta
The storm edged toward the western coast of Mexico on Monday, prompting a hurricane warning from Zihuatanejo northwest to La Fortuna. Says NOAA: "Preparations to protect life and property should be rushed to completion."