Hurricane Wilma Strikes Mexico as U.S. Prepares for Fla. Landfall

Hurricane Wilma officially made landfall in Mexico Friday evening as the eye of the storm reached coastal cities.

Hurricane Wilma Strikes Mexico as U.S. Prepares foA public phone is surrounded by floodwaters near a block of hotels as Hurricane Wilma lashes Cancun. (Photo: AP /Jose Luis Magana)
Hurricane Wilma Strikes Mexico as U.S. Prepares fo(Photo: The Christian Post / NOAA)

The National Hurricane Center in Miami said that Wilma officially made landfall about 4:30 p.m. EDT when the eye of the storm hit Cozumel, Mexico