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Hurricane Franklin, First Of Atlantic Season, Barrels Toward Mexico’s Coast

Enlarge this image Fishermen move their boats, normally moored in the Gulf of Mexico, onto a coastal road to protect them ahead of the arrival of Tropical Storm Franklin, in the port city of Veracruz, Mexico, on Wednesday. Felix Marquez/AP hide caption toggle caption Felix Marquez/AP Franklin, the fifth tropical storm to form in the Atlantic so far this year, has intensified into the first hurricane of the season as it prepares to make landfall on Mexico’s Gulf Coast. The storm, with winds of about 85 mph, was moving west…

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