Hurricane Patricia Looms Over Mexico

Tourists and residents were preparing for the Category 5 storm approaching Mexico.

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Strong winds blow as Hurricane Patricia approaches in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, on Friday, Oct. 23, 2015.
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Dark skies over Puerto Vallarta as Hurricane Patricia approaches on Friday, Oct. 23, 2015.
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Cecilia Barajas
The streets of Puerto Vallarta were empty as Hurricane Patricia approached on Friday, Oct. 23, 2015.
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Early damage from Hurricane Patricia in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, on Friday, Oct. 23, 2015.
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Cecilia Barajas
Dark skies over Puerto Vallarta as Hurricane Patricia approaches on Friday, Oct. 23, 2015.
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Hurricane Patricia looms over Mexico's Pacific coast on Friday, Oct. 23, 2015.
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Evacuations lead to a traffic backup in Puerto Vallarta as Hurricane Patricia approached on Friday, Oct. 23, 2015.
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@michaelbigley32 via Instagram
Sandbags line the coast in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, in anticipation of Hurricane Patricia on Friday, Oct. 23, 2015.
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John Celenza
Drivers evacuate Puerto Vallarta as Hurricane Patricia looms over Mexico's Pacific coast on Friday, Oct. 23, 2015.
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