Ingrid stationary over SW Gulf of Mexico

Published On: Dec 24 2013 06:51:38 AM EST   Updated On: Sep 14 2013 12:37:17 AM EDT

Alex Alecci has your local area weather forecast


Tropical Storm Ingrid was stationary over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico on Friday night.

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At 11 p.m., Ingrid was about 65 miles east of Veracruz, Mexico, with maximum sustained winds of 60 mph. It was stationary.

Forecasters expected Ingrid to drift northward Friday night into early Saturday.

Ingrid was forecast to produce 10 to 15 inches of rainfall over a large part of eastern Mexico with some areas getting up to 25 inches. Forecasters said these rains are likely to result in life-threatening flash floods and mudslides.

A tropical storm warning was issued for Coatzacoalcos to Cabo Rojo. A tropical storm watch was issued for north of Cabo Rojo to La Pesca.

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.


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