Hurricane Genevieve to brush Baja California peninsula late Wednesday

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Residents of ATLEAST eight states in Mexico are being urged to take extreme measures as Hurricane Genevieve strengthens along the country specific coast. NPR's carry Khan has that story. Genevieve is strengthened to a level for hurricane heading north toward the Baja California Sur peninsula will expected the skirt most of the Pacific coast. Forecasters have issued a tropical storm warning for most of the southern tip of the peninsula. Mexican officials say Genevieve is not expected to hit land, but the region will see several inches of rain, wind gusts and high waves. Electricity officials have staged equipment and personnel preparing for adages. In the resort region of Kabul. Son Lucas already hit hard by the loss of tourism because of the Corona virus. Pandemic streets are empty, and officials are considering opening shelters several low lying areas prone to flooding or preparing for high water.

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