Ingrid makes landfall, weakens to Tropical Storm
Meteorologist Jamie Kagol
Tracking the Tropics - Ingrid made landfall near La Pesca along the Gulf Coast of Mexico Monday morning.
Ingrid was downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm as it came ashore..
On the forecast track, Ingrid will make a turn to the west this morning followed by a turn to the
west-southwest tonight as it makes landfall and encounters the mountainous terrain of central Mexico.
Rainfall totals of 8-16 inches are expected for a large part of eastern Mexico with some isolated amounts of 25 inches possible.
There is another area of disturbed weather located over the northwest Caribbean will continue moving to the west across the Yucatan Peninsula into the southwestern Gulf of Mexico over the next couple of days.
Environmental conditions are forecast to be conducive for some development giving it a low chance (20%) of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 5 days.
Post-tropical cyclone Humberto is located about 1100 miles southwest of the Azores Islands as it moves to the northwest at 10-15 mph.
Environmental conditions are expected to become more favorable for regeneration into a tropical cyclone over the next day or two.
There is a high chance (80%) of it becoming a tropical cyclone over the next 48 hours and a 90% chance during the next 5 days as it continues moving to the northwest into the North Atlantic.
FOX 4 Rising Meteorologist Jamie Kagol