Mexico City (AP) — Tropical Cyclone Pamela disappeared in northern Mexico Wednesday night after crashing into the country’s Pacific coast as a hurricane, but forecasters said the rain debris was part of Texas and Oklahoma. Warned that it still poses a flood threat.
Pamela landed about 40 miles (65 km) north of the resort and port city of Mazatlan early Wednesday. There, civil defense officials said wind and rain caused small floods, but did little damage. It gradually lost power as it traveled inland, first weakening to tropical cyclones and then to tropical cyclones.
According to the National Hurricane Center, Pamela’s winds have dropped to 45 km / h, about 100 miles (180 km) west of Laredo, Texas, on the Mexican border.
Forecasters said the storm was expected to weaken further at night, but the storm was expected to rain 3 to 6 inches (7 to 15 centimeters) in central Texas and parts of southeastern Oklahoma. Warned that it would rain up to 8 inches (20 centimeters). An isolated spot. “This can bring significant flashes and floods in the city,” said the Hurricane Center.
Former Hurricane Pamela Wreckage Heads to Oklahoma, Texas
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