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Tropical Storm Ingrid: Monday Afternoon Update

...INGRID MOVING INLAND OVER MEXICO WITH HEAVY RAINFALL...


SUMMARY OF 100 PM CDT...1800 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...23.7N 98.6W
ABOUT 50 MI...80 KM W OF LA PESCA MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...998 MB...29.47 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...

NONE

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* LA CRUZ NORTHWARD TO RIO SAN FERNANDO

FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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AT 100 PM CDT...1800 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM INGRID WAS
LOCATED INLAND NEAR LATITUDE 23.7 NORTH...LONGITUDE 98.6 WEST.
INGRID IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 8 MPH...13 KM/H....AND A
TURN TO THE WEST-SOUTHWEST IS EXPECTED TONIGHT. ON THE FORECAST
TRACK...THE CENTER OF INGRID WILL MOVE FARTHER INLAND TODAY AND
TONIGHT.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 45 MPH...75 KM/H...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  ADDITIONAL WEAKENING WILL OCCUR AS THE TROPICAL
STORM MOVES INLAND. INGRID IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL
DEPRESSION LATER TODAY...AND DISSIPATE ON TUESDAY.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES...165
KM...MAINLY OVER WATER TO THE EAST OF THE CENTER.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 998 MB...29.47 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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RAINFALL...INGRID IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE 10 TO 15 INCHES OF RAIN
OVER A LARGE PART OF EASTERN MEXICO...WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF 25
INCHES POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY IN AREAS OF MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN. THESE
RAINS ARE LIKELY TO RESULT IN LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUD
SLIDES.

WIND...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE IN
PORTIONS OF THE WARNING AREA THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

STORM SURGE...A STORM SURGE WILL RAISE WATER LEVELS BY AS MUCH AS
1 TO 3 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS IN AREAS OF ONSHORE FLOW WITHIN
THE WARNING AREA.  NEAR THE COAST...THE SURGE WILL BE ACCOMPANIED
BY LARGE AND DESTRUCTIVE WAVES.
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