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Grace Weakens To A Disturbance

Remnants Of

Tropics Forecast Cone at 4:43 Saturday Afternoon, August 21st

Location 65 miles WNW of Ciudad De Mexico
Wind 25 mph
Heading W at 13 mph
Pressure 29.59
Coordinates 100.1W, 19.6N


At 400 PM CDT (2100 UTC), the remnants of Grace were located near latitude 19.6 North, longitude 100.1 West. The remnants are moving toward the west near 13 mph (20 km/h) and this general motion is expected to continue tonight.

Maximum sustained winds are near 25 mph (35 km/h) with higher gusts. Although Grace has dissipated, its remnants will likely move into the eastern North Pacific by Sunday afternoon, where it is likely to develop into a new tropical cyclone next week.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1002 mb (29.59 inches).

Tropics Satellite at 4:44 Saturday Afternoon, August 21st

Watches and Warnings


The government of Mexico has discontinued all warnings for the coast of Mexico.


There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

For storm information specific to your area, please monitor products issued by your national meteorological service.

Tropics Models at 9:10 Saturday Evening, August 21st

Land Hazards

Key messages for Grace can be found in the Tropical Cyclone Discussion under AWIPS header MIATCDAT2, WMO header WTNT42 KNHC and on the web at www.hurricanes.gov/graphics_at2.shtml?key_messages.

RAINFALL: The remnants of Grace will be capable of producing an additional 1 to 3 inches of rain with isolated maximum amounts of around 5 inches through tonight across portions of central Mexico, including Ciudad de Mexico. The lingering heavy rainfall may lead to additional areas of flash and urban flooding, along with mudslides, through tonight.