Tropical Storm Pamela has gained momentum in the Pacific offshore Mexico. Forecasters believe it will return to hurricane strength on Wednesday morning before hitting the coast north of Mazatlan.
Tuesday afternoon, Pamela was reduced to a tropical hurricane. According to the U.S. National Hurricane Center, the storm was located 170 miles (275 km) west of Mazatlan on Tuesday night and was moving north at 12 mph (19 km/h).
Maximum winds in the storm were approximately 70 mph (110 kilometers per hour).
The hurricane center warns about possible dangerous winds and life-threatening storm surges in the area.
Texas may be hit by the remnants of the storm on Thursday.