Tropical Depression 8 forms along coast of Mexico

3:19 PM, Sep 6, 2013   |    comments
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MIAMI, Florida (CBSMiami) - Tropical Depression 8 formed Friday afternoon, and the center is already making landfall in Mexico.

Tropical Depression 8 has maximum sustained winds of 35 mph and is currently moving west-southwest at 6 mph.

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The center of the storm as of Friday afternoon is making landfall around the area of Tampico, Mexico.

Tropical Depression 8 is expected to continue on its current path and little change in strength is expected as the center heads farther inland. In fact, the system will likely degenerate to a remnant low pressure area over Mexico on Saturday.

Expected rainfall will likely to amount to 3 to 5 inches, with isolated amounts of 10 inches in Veracruz. These rains could cause flash floods and mudslides.