According to the latest National Hurricane Center forecast, Bud's centre will approach Los Cabos, at the southern tip of Mexico's Baja Peninsula, on Thursday or Friday.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Bud had maximum sustained winds of 120 miles per hour (195 kph) Monday morning.
Bud was moving northwest at about 3 miles per hour (6 kph) and was forecast to approach Baja California Sur on Thursday as a tropical storm.
A weakening trend is expected to begin later today and the storm should be below hurricane intensity by Wednesday night, the NHC said.
Regardless of development, this disturbance will likely produce locally heavy rainfall across portions of Nicaragua, Honduras, Belize, Guatemala, and the Yucatan Peninsula through Thursday, the hurricane center said. It could also drop 3 to 6 inches (8 to 15 centimeters) of rain in Mexico causing flash floods and mudslides.
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The storm is the second of the 2018 Pacific hurricane season after Tropical Storm Aletta, which is moving west away from land.
The center said the hurricane's core still could generate risky heavy surf and rip currents over the coming days.
Obviously, Hurricane Bud will have no impact to Middle Georgia as it is on the other side of the nation, in a completely different ocean.
In its latest update at 6am MDT, the NHC said up to 10 inches of rain could fall in isolated regions of southwestern Mexico on Tuesday afternoon.
The Weather Channel said predicted it would be a tropical storm when it arrives in Baja California Sur.
And Bud will probably not be the last hurricane of the season, with AccuWeather meteorologists anticipating the East Pacific basin remaining active as an above-normal number of tropical cyclones remain in the forecast.