Hurricanes Emilia and Daniel spin away in Pacific Ocean

Emilia has strengthened to a Category Two hurricane in the Pacific far off the coast of Mexico but is not posing a threat to land.

The hurricane's maximum sustained winds Monday were near 100 mph with additional strengthening expected.

Emilia is centered about 710 miles south of the southern tip of Mexico's Baja California and is moving west-northwest at 12 mph.

Meanwhile, farther west over the Pacific, Hurricane Daniel had maximum sustained winds near 85 mph. The hurricane is expected to weaken slowly during the next 48 hours and was moving west at 15 mph.

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