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Tropical Depression Eight: Friday Night Update

...DEPRESSION CONTINUES MOVING INLAND...
...HEAVY RAINFALL THREAT CONTINUES...


SUMMARY OF 1000 PM CDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...21.7N 98.8W
ABOUT 65 MI...110 KM WSW OF TAMPICO MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...30 MPH...45 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...SW OR 235 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 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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AT 1000 PM CDT...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT
WAS LOCATED INLAND OVER EASTERN MEXICO NEAR LATITUDE 21.7 NORTH...
LONGITUDE 98.8 WEST. THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE SOUTHWEST
NEAR 8 MPH...13 KM/H...AND THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
UNTIL THE SYSTEM DISSIPATES. 

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 30 MPH...45
KM/H...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. THE DEPRESSION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
WEAKENING AS IT MOVES FARTHER INLAND...AND SHOULD DEGENERATE INTO A
REMNANT LOW PRESSURE AREA ON SATURDAY AND DISSIPATE BY SATURDAY
NIGHT. 

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


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