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Tropical Depression Eight

...CENTER OF THE DEPRESSION MOVING INLAND OVER EASTERN MEXICO...


SUMMARY INFORMATION
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LOCATION...22.2N 98.2W
ABOUT 20 MI...30 KM W OF TAMPICO MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WSW OR 250 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1009 MB...29.80 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT
WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 22.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 98.2 WEST. THE
DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-SOUTHWEST NEAR 6 MPH...
9 KM/H...AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE
NEXT 24 HOURS OR SO.  ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF THE
DEPRESSION SHOULD MOVE FARTHER INLAND OVER EASTERN MEXICO THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 35 MPH...55 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  THE DEPRESSION IS EXPECTED TO WEAKEN AS IT MOVES INLAND...
AND IT SHOULD DEGENERATE INTO A REMNANT LOW PRESSURE AREA ON
SATURDAY.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE BASED ON SURFACE OBSERVATIONS
IN THE TAMPICO AREA IS 1009 MB...29.80 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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WIND...WIND GUSTS TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE ARE POSSIBLE IN A FEW
SQUALLS OVER PORTIONS OF THE MEXICAN STATES OF VERACRUZ AND
TAMAULIPAS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

RAINFALL...THE DEPRESSION IS EXPECTED TO CAUSE TOTAL RAINFALL OF 3
TO 5 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 10 INCHES...IN THE
MEXICAN STATES OF VERACRUZ AND TAMAULIPAS.  THESE RAINS COULD CAUSE
LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES.
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