Tropical Storm Irwin drifting away from Mexico

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Posted: Oct 14, 2011 5:06 AM
Tropical Storm Irwin drifting away from Mexico

Tropical Storm Irwin is drifting away from Mexico in the Pacific.

Irwin's maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph (75 kph) and the U.S. National Hurricane Center says slow weakening could begin Saturday.

Irwin is centered about 165 miles (265 kilometers) west of Manzanillo, Mexico, and moving south-southeast near 2 mph (4 kph).