Tropical Storm Dolly moves ashore on Mexico's Gulf coast

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Tropical Storm Dolly moves ashore on Mexico's Gulf coast
NOAA satellite loop of Tropical Storm Dolly moving over the Gulf coast of Mexico on Wednesday morning, September 3, 2014.
A couple of cars lie in a portion of a collapsed street due to heavy rains in the Gulf port city of Veracruz, Mexico, Tuesday Sept. 2, 2014. The Gulf states of Mexico are bracing for more bad weather as Tropical Storm Dolly will cross the coast lat this evening or overnight and continue moving inland over northeastern Mexico on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Felix Marquez)
A woman looks at the damage after part of a street and a home collapsed due to heavy rains in the Gulf port city of Veracruz, Mexico, Tuesday Sept. 2, 2014. The Gulf states of Mexico are bracing for more bad weather as Tropical Storm Dolly will cross the coast lat this evening or overnight and continue moving inland over northeastern Mexico on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Felix Marquez)
Maria del Carmen Gonzalez watches after part of a street and her home collapsed due to heavy rains in the Gulf port city of Veracruz, Mexico, Tuesday Sept. 2, 2014. The Gulf states of Mexico are bracing for more bad weather as Tropical Storm Dolly will cross the coast lat this evening or overnight and continue moving inland over northeastern Mexico on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Felix Marquez)
Neighbors look at the damage after part of a street and a home collapsed due to heavy rains in the Gulf port city of Veracruz, Mexico, Tuesday Sept. 2, 2014. The Gulf states of Mexico are bracing for more bad weather as Tropical Storm Dolly will cross the coast lat this evening or overnight and continue moving inland over northeastern Mexico on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Felix Marquez)
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MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Tropical Storm Dolly drenched Mexico's Gulf coast before moving inland over mountains and weakening to tropical depression on Wednesday.

The U.S. Hurricane Center said Dolly was centered about 65 miles (110 kilometers) west-southwest of Tampico, with sustained winds of 35 mph (55 kph). It and it was moving to the west at 8 mph (13 kph).

The storm collapsed a street and house in the port city of Veracruz and prompted hundreds of schools to close in the states of Veracruz and Tamaulipas. Forecasters said it was expected to bring 5 to 10 inches (12 to 25 centimeters) of rain.

Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Norbert was whirling along Mexico's Pacific coast with maximum sustained winds of 60 mph (95 kph), and it was expected to grow into a hurricane before brushing past the Los Cabos resorts at the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula on Thursday.

Norbert was centered about 245 miles (395 kilometers) south of Los Cabos and it was moving west-northwest at 8 mph (13 kph) on Wednesday morning. Mexico's National Meteorological Service warned it could bring intense rains to a broad swath of the western and central Mexico.

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