Tropical Storm Norma is expected to strengthen into a hurricane and will likely track toward the Baja California peninsula over the next several days. Norma currently is about 275 miles south of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, and is moving slowly north-northwestward at less than 5 mph. Tropical Storm Norma is over very warm waters and should remain in an area of low wind shear into this weekend. Therefore,

strengthening is expected and Norma may become a hurricane as early as Friday night. A slow track to the north is anticipated over the next few days. The trend in computers has been toward a delayed landfall in Baja California, but still close enough to Los Cabos to bring tropical storm force winds. READ MORE