Category 2 Hurricane Kay to hit Mexico coastal lines

A Category 2 storm generates winds of 96-110 miles per hour (154-177 km per hour).

Kay is expected to reach near the west-central coast of Mexico's Baja California peninsula by Thursday and Friday.

Hurricane Kay will also make its closest pass to Southern California in 25 years

In 1997's Hurricane Nora made the closest pass to Southern California

Hurricane Kay could bring rain to the region during weekend.

By Saturday, heavy rain can be expected in many inland parts of Southern California with danger of flash flooding

With rain the extreme heat waves in Southern California  are expected to come down to the 80s and 90 degrees.