Tropical Storm Ingrid forms in Gulf
MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Ingrid has formed in the Gulf of Mexico near the Mexican coast. The storm threatens to bring potentially deadly flash floods and mudslides to parts of eastern Mexico.
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Its maximum sustained winds early Friday are near 45 mph.
The depression is centered about 60 miles east-northeast of Veracruz, Mexico, and is moving west near 2 mph. A tropical storm warning is in effect for Mexicos coast from Coatzacoalcos to Cabo Rojo.
The storm is expected to dump 10 to 15 inches of rain over a large part of eastern Mexico with 25 inches in some places.
Meanwhile far out over the Atlantic, Humberto has weakened to a tropical storm. It does not threaten land.
Gabrielle has weakened to a tropical depression and remained well off the U.S. East Coast.
Friday, September 13 2013, 12:28 PM CDT