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Category 4 hurricane bears down on Baja peninsula

At 8 a.m. Tuesday, the center of Hurricane Jimena, with maximum sustained winds of 145 mph, was 140 miles south-southwest of Cabo San Lucas and churning toward the Baja California peninsula at about 12 mph.

The accompanying image was captured just after 8 a.m. from the area of the old lighthouse at Cabo Falso on the Pacific side of the peninsula north of Cabo San Lucas.

Click here for a report in the Los Angeles Times and click here for the hurricane report from NOAA.