cbs4 My 33 Header Logo

Local

Tropical Depression 8 Moving Across Inland Mexico

View Comments
Tropical Depression 8 as of 11pm Friday, September 6, 2013 (www.wunderground.com)

Tropical Depression 8 as of 11pm Friday, September 6, 2013 (www.wunderground.com)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Healthwatch

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Tropical Depression 8 formed Friday afternoon—and the center is already making landfall across inland areas of Mexico.

Tropical Depression 8 has maximum sustained winds of 30 mph and is currently moving west-southwest at 8 mph.

The center of the storm made landfall around the area of Tampico, Mexico Friday afternoon.

Tropical Depression 8 is expected to continue on its current path and little change in strength is expected as the center heads farther inland. In fact, the system will likely degenerate to a remnant low pressure area over Mexico on Saturday.

Expected rainfall will likely to amount to 3 to 5 inches—with isolated amounts of 10 inches in Veracruz. These rains could cause flash floods and mudslides.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,471 other followers