MIAMI – Hurricane Felicia is continuing to gain strength far out in the Pacific.
The National Hurricane Center says Felicia's maximum sustained winds have increased to near 140 mph, making it a Category 4 storm and a major hurricane.
Felicia was centered about 1,455 miles west-southwest of the southern tip of Mexico's Baja California peninsula Wednesday night and was moving northwest near 12 mph.
Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Enrique over the Pacific has maximum sustained winds near 50 mph. It is expected to weaken and dissipate in the next 36 hours. Enrique is centered about 970 miles west-southwest of Baja California and is moving northwest near 12 mph.