Hurricane Ernestoswirled over Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula early Wednesday after making landfall a few hours earlier, the National Hurricane Center said.
The Category 1 storm is forecast to weaken as it crosses the landmass before emerging Wednesday afternoon or evening in the Bay of Campeche.
The Mexican government extended a hurricane warning to the island of Cozumel on Tuesday as the storm advanced in the Caribbean.
Belize issued a hurricane warning from Belize City to the border with Mexico. There is a tropical storm warning south of Belize City.FULL STORY