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History of Hurricanes and Tropical Storms in the Los Cabos Region.

Cabo San Lucas, San Jose del Cabo, Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, Mexico.

Listing of Tropical Storms and Hurricanes that have impacted the Los Cabos Region.

Tropical Storm Lidia – August 31, to September 2, 2017
Tropical Storm Lidia flooded streets and homes, stranded tourists and left at least four people dead as it lashed resorts and cities on Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula with heavy rains. The heavy rains caused major flooding in low lying areas and arroyos in Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo.

Hurricane Odile – September 14 and 15 2014 
Hurricane Odile – September 14 and 15 2014. Described as the strongest hurricane to make landfall in this area. When Hurricane Odile made landfall as the most powerful storm ever in Baja California Sur, it brought unprecedented devastation to Los Cabos and the surrounding region. After days of limited communications due to downed power lines and knocked-out phone service, we are now able to share more about the extent of the damages and the progress to recovery. On this blog, we will provide regular updates as they come in.

Hurricane Paul – formed off the western coast of Mexico on October 21, 2006 as a tropical storm. At 8:00 pm PDT, 22 October 2006 Tropical Storm Paul has intensified to a category one hurricane. Downgraded to a Tropical Storm with the 8:00 am PDT, 24 October 2006 advisory, Paul moved past Los Cabos later that night.

Hurricane Lane 2006 – this Tropical Storm intensified to a category three hurricane and was headed for Los Cabos before turning east and making landfall, September 16th, on mainland Mexico north of Mazatlan.

Hurricane John 2006 – has left the Los Cabo area and things, for the most part, are back to normal. We were without internet service until around 12 noon on Monday, September 3rd.

Hurricane Ignacio (August 23 to 26th, 2003) – Hurricane Ignacio, was the one that wasn’t for Cabo San Lucas and Los Cabos. We were expecting huge amounts of rain and big seas. It didn’t happen – the hurricane came within 100 miles of us and then went into the Sea of Cortez, completely missing us here in Cabo San Lucas.

Hurricane Juliette – (September 26, 2001) – The port in Cabo San Lucas was closed from Wednesday September 26th until October 2nd. Hurricane Julliette was about the nastiest storm I’ve seen here in Cabo, to date.

Tropical Storm Patricia – Tropical Depression Nineteen-E formed Sunday 11 October 2009. The latest National Hurricane Center Advisory suggests that interests in southern Baja California should monitor the progress of Patricia. A tropical storm watch may be required for a portion of the southern Baja California peninsula later today. Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 45 mph. Location…18.6N 108.9W. Present movement…North-Northwest or 345 degrees at 7 mph.

Tropical Storm Paul – formed off the western coast of Mexico on October 21, 2006. At the 8:00 PDT advisory on October 22, 2006, Paul had become Hurricane Paul. Downgraded to Tropical Storm on the morning of October 24, 2006, Paul moved past Los Cabos later that night.

List of Baja California Peninsula hurricanes
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Their list shows the paths of all hurricanes to hit the peninsula from 1949-2000.
The list of Baja California Peninsula hurricanes includes all of the tropical cyclones that impacted the Baja California Peninsula, which includes the Mexican states of Baja California and Baja California Sur. In the period 1951 to 2000, Baja California had one hurricane and three tropical storms make landfall. During the same period, Baja California Sur witnessed nineteen hurricanes and thirty tropical storms.

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