Paul becomes major hurricane in Pacific off Mexico

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This NOAA satellite image taken Monday, October 15, 2012 at 11:00 AM EDT shows Hurricane Paul south of the Baja Peninsula. Paul is moving towards the north-northeast and has maximum winds of 90 mph. This hurricane is expected to approach the southern tip of the Baja Peninsula in the next 48 hours. In the Pacific Northwest a frontal system is moving in off the Pacific with cloudiness and rain showers. (AP PHOTO/WEATHER UNDERGROUND)Hurricane Paul rapidly strengthened into a major Category 3 storm in the Pacific Ocean off Mexico on Monday, prompting a hurricane warning for a swath of Baja California's western coast.