Hurricane Barbara moves over Mexico
May 29th, 2013
05:07 PM ET

Hurricane Barbara moves over Mexico

Hurricane Barbara crashed ashore Wednesday afternoon along Mexico's southern Pacific coast.

Barely a hurricane, Barbara made landfall in the state of Chiapas, about 20 miles west of Tonala, the U.S.-based National Hurricane Center said.

Barbara had sustained winds of 75 mph, and was moving north-northeast at 9 mph. It was located about 80 miles east of Salina Cruz, in the state of Oaxaca, according to the hurricane center's last advisory.

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  1. Joey Isotta-Fraschini ©™

    Come kindly, wet winds,
    And destroy some weed.

    May 29, 2013 at 5:50 pm | Report abuse |
  2. chrissy

    Lol @ BOMBO, Dude? That was funny.

    May 29, 2013 at 6:36 pm | Report abuse |
  3. chrissy

    FYI, ive been told the best weed grown is in Viet Nam. Dont know if its true or not but they have some pretty strange names on the different varietys. The one that sticks most in my mind is "monkey paw".

    May 29, 2013 at 6:39 pm | Report abuse |
  4. GRAMMY

    The Thai Bhuddist ceremonial weed is flippin awesome.

    May 29, 2013 at 10:54 pm | Report abuse |
    • Rascal Rabble

      GRAMMY, itoldjew 'bout smoking them dang thai sticks and strippin down to yah bra and diapers...

      May 30, 2013 at 12:05 am | Report abuse |
  5. chrissy

    Lmao @ GRAMMY, flippin awesome eh? Kinda like the Indians ceremonial peace pipes? This country should legalize weed and ban alcohol. Now THAT would be flippin awesome! People would be more mellower and less mean.

    May 30, 2013 at 12:05 am | Report abuse |
    • Where's my car

      Canadian Chrissy can pipe down. Heh heh. What were we talking about?

      May 30, 2013 at 2:30 am | Report abuse |
    • BOMBO

      It's still not legal in Canada. Simple possession has been decriminalized. In other words, you pay a fine but do not get a criminal record. But it is still criminal to have above a certain amount or to sell the stuff. The prison sentences for trafficking are still quite severe.

      Maybe I'm nit picking, but I just don't want Americans coming up here thinking it's OK if they smoke up in a park or something, then get arrested.

      May 30, 2013 at 2:43 pm | Report abuse |
  6. chrissy

    Lol couldya just see it now @ Rascal? Kush parties everywhere lol.

    May 30, 2013 at 12:09 am | Report abuse |
  7. chrissy

    @ Where's my car, i dont know about "canadian chrissy" but im sure hurricane chrissy will be payin you a visit in the future. Then you can discuss the meaning of pipe down!

    May 30, 2013 at 9:34 am | Report abuse |
  8. bobcat (in a hat)©

    If the whole world smoked a joint at the same time, There would be world peace for at least two hours.
    Followed by a global food shortage.

    May 30, 2013 at 3:10 pm | Report abuse |
  9. bobcat (in a hat)©

    Jack and Jill went up the hill to smoke a little leaf,
    Jack got high and dropped his fly and Jill said "Where’s The Beef?"

    May 30, 2013 at 3:17 pm | Report abuse |
  10. JAYVIN.B

    How far and how big is the damage going to be? Hopeful not that bad

    May 30, 2013 at 10:24 pm | Report abuse |
  11. chrissy

    Good lookin out @ BOMBO. Personally speaking i gave it up decades ago but i would rather see ppl smoke than drink. And lol @ bobcat, too true! And if everyone that smoked played "johnny potseed" they would have to make it legal because it would be everywhere!

    May 30, 2013 at 10:55 pm | Report abuse |
  12. chrissy

    But back in the day when i did smoke we called it "Gods valium"! Guess y'all can figure out why huh? Lol

    May 30, 2013 at 11:25 pm | Report abuse |
  13. JAYVIN.B

    Mother Nature is not pleasing me with was she is doing to the world and people

    June 3, 2013 at 10:16 pm | Report abuse |
  14. observer

    It would be nice to be a buddist. It would save countless cow lives.

    June 9, 2013 at 8:58 am | Report abuse |
  15. observer

    I like to eat burgers

    June 9, 2013 at 8:59 am | Report abuse |
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