Ingrid now a hurricane in Gulf

Posted at 3:34 PM, Sep 14, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-14 17:34:29-04

By CNN Staff

(CNN) — Tropical Storm Ingrid strengthened into a hurricane Saturday afternoon, the second of the 2013 season in the Atlantic region, the National Hurricane Center said.

A hurricane warning was issued for parts of Mexico’s Gulf coast ahead of the storm, which is expected to arrive Monday.

The storm had winds near 75 mph as of 5 p.m. ET Saturday, with higher gusts, according to the Miami-based hurricane center.

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