Orlene formed as a tropical storm early on September 29th, 2022 in the far eastern Pacific. Over the next two days, Orlene maintained tropical storm intensity while moving north.
On October 1st, Orlene became a hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph. Over the next twenty four hours, Hurricane Orlene rapidly intensified into a major hurricane. Orlene peaked in intensity as a category four storm with maximum sustained winds of 130 mph on October 2nd.
Early on October 3rd, Hurricane Orlene made landfall in southwestern Mexico.
Visit the National Hurricane Center for archived forecasts and information on Hurricane Orlene.
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